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Friday, May 16, 2014 OBITUARIES Dallas E. Hillyard, 77 Gladys M. Jenkins, 76 Gerald J. Trotter, 67

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Jocelyn Sheets/Daily News Trevor Bayne (No. 6) comes down the backstretch at Iowa Speedway in last August’s NASCAR Nationwide Series race. Bayne won here last June in Nationwide Series action and is in Sunday’s Nationwide Get To Know Newton 250’s field. This weekend is the first of three in 2014 at Iowa Speedway.



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CAR’s rising stars, including nine members of the 2014-2015 Wide-Opening NASCAR Next class. Weekend at Iowa The green flag drops Speedway is here. on the Casey’s General The 2014 racing seaStores 150 at 8 p.m. son at Iowa Speedway at the Speedway. The begins now.  K&N race will be teleToday, NASCAR cast via tape delay, on Nationwide Series drivMay 24 at 7:30 a.m. ers are on the track for CT on FOX Sports 1. a “Day Early” — teams Being first is nothing are testing the track rare for Cole Custer as and their cars in prepahe looks for another ration for Sunday’s Get first in the Casey’s To Know Newton 250 General Stores 150. presented by SherwinThe 16-year-old Williams. Drivers have NASCAR Next driver — Iowa Speedway has four NASCAR three sessions of onPresident Jimmy Small K&N Pro Series wins track testing or “practice” today. to his credit in just 19 Saturday, Nation- just to prepare for this starts including one wide Series drivers will first weekend, what at Iowa Speedway in share practice runs on we’re calling our Wide- Newton last August. If Iowa Speedway’s 7/8- Opening Weekend, re- Custer can find his way mile track with the ally kick off NASCAR back the Pizza Ranch young up-and-coming ownership in our inau- Victory Lane Saturday, drivers of the NAS- gural weekend with a he’ll become the first CAR K&N Pro Series. bang. We have a num- two-time winner of the Late afternoon and ber of initiatives we’ve NASCAR K&N Pro evening gives way to been working on for Series East/West showthe qualifying for Sat- months and have been down event in its 10th urday night’s K&N Pro releasing information edition. Series’ Casey’s General about those for the last Ben Rhodes brings Stores 150 and Sun- few weeks.  We can’t an 18-point lead over day’s Nationwide Se- wait for Saturday night fellow NASCAR Next ries’ Get to Know New- and Sunday afternoon.  driver Gray Gaulding ton 250. We’re going to have an in the NASCAR K&N “We’ve been waiting absolute blast out here.” Pro Series East, while for this moment since The Casey’s Gen- Greg Pursley brings Dec. 12, which was our eral Stores 150 is NAS- a 10-point lead over formal announcement CAR’s K&N Pro Se- NASCAR Next driver last year heading into ries combo race The Brandon McReynolds the holiday season,” 150-lap event is an an- in the NASCAR K&N Iowa Speedway Presi- nual clash between the Pro Series West. dent Jimmy Small said.  K&N Pro Series East RACE “We’ve been work- and West, and features See Page 5A ing hard ever since then a large group of NAS-

“We can’t wait for Saturday night and Sunday afternoon. We’re going to have an absolute blast out here.”

Wide-Opening Weekend activities kick off Saturday By Zach Johnson Daily News Staff Writer Wide-Opening Weekend will kick off tonight with the NASCAR Nationwide Test Laps and Horsepower Hour at the Iowa Speedway. The opening race weekend will feature multiple fan-focused events in addition to the races. The fan-focused events will include an up close look at the pre-race show, a classic arcade sponsored by Up-Down Arcade Bar in Des Moines, a mechanical bull named Piston, autograph sessions, a rock wall and a logo hunt game. There also will be a Monster Energy Jump Show, which will feature talent that has performed across the world using motorcycles, four-wheelers and snow mobiles. “Everything you have seen on the X-Games will be what your going to experience during this jump show,” Monster motorcyclist Heath Frisby said. “These guys have performed across the world doing what they love.” This jump show was unique to Frisby, but his passion for anything with a motor in it, and he said he is excited about the event. “It’s a very unique event for us to perform at NASCAR races,” Frisby said. “It’s truly an honor to perform for the fans of NASCAR and Iowa Speedway.” After the race on Saturday, Montgomery Gentry will take the stage for a post-race concert. The country music duo is made up of Troy Gentry and Eddie Montgomery. The duo has sold millions of albums, sold out shows and have won multiple awards since the group burst onto the scene in 1999. The group’s claim to fame has been singing for the blue collar workers as described on the website of Montgomery Gentry. The fan-focused events will kick off on Saturday and finish up on Sunday. Staff writer Zach Johnson may be contacted at (641) 792-3121, ext. 425, or at zjohnson@newtondailynews. com.

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Zach Johnson/Daily News NASCAR NEXT Drivers Gray Gaulding, Dylan Kwasniewski and Brandon McReynolds signed autographs for the students of Aurora Heights elementary school’s PTA Fun Night. The theme of the fun night was Sock Hop. Students danced to classic ’60s music, and the event had a “best” dressed and multiple hula hoop contests. The fun night also had a silent auction where each of the classes made an auction grab bag.

The Newton City Council meeting Monday might will include a second consideration of adding the delinquent ambulance service fees. The first consideration was presented at the May 5 council meeting. Newton Fire Department Chief Jarrod Wellik stated that the additional delinquent ambulance service fees of 25 percent are currently coming out of the fire department budget and the delinquent fees will save the department money. The first consideration passed unanimously. COUNCIL See Page 5A

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This Week at the Library

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Job searching workshop set for May 27

Mark Your Calendar: May 16-22

By Nicole Lindstrom Newton Public Library Public Services Librarian

Catch a Film • Capitol II Theater in Newton: “The Amazing Spider-Man 2” (PG-13) — Fri.: 6:30, 9:35 p.m.; Sat.: (3), 6:30, 9:35 p.m.; Sun.: (3), 6:30 p.m.; Mon. & Tues.: 6:30 p.m.; Wed.: (3), 6:30 p.m.; Thurs.: 6:30 p.m. “The Other Woman” (PG-13) — Fri.: 9:25 p.m.; Sat.: (4:25), 9:25 p.m.; Sun.: (4:25 p.m.); Wed.: (4:25 p.m.) “Draft Day” (PG-13) — Fri.: 7 p.m.; Sat. & Sun.: (2), 7 p.m.; Mon. & Tues.: 7 p.m. Wed.: (2), 7 p.m.; Thurs.: 7 p.m. “X-Men: Days of Future Past” (PG 13) — 10 p.m. Thursday, May 22. (Matinee times in parenthesis) • Valle Drive-In: “Godzilla” (PG-13) and “The Amazing SpiderMan 2” (PG-13) Gates open at 6:30 p.m. daily; main feature begins at dusk. Showing Friday through Sunday.

Coming Up • JJ Express — 9 p.m. to midnight Saturday at the First Avenue Speakeasy. No cover. John Mattingly and Jim Robinson Sticks welcome special guests and 2012 Iowa Blues Hall of Famer Scott Cochran on bass and Tom Robinson on guitar.

Parkinson Disease Support Group meets Monday Parkinson Disease Support Group will meet at 1:30 p.m., Monday, May 19 at Wesley Park Centre Garden Room. The speaker will present ” Be Creative, Think Creative!” When diagnosed with a progressive disease it is helpful to give the diagnosis an image. When that image is determined, using expressive arts creative problem solving is expanded and relieves stress. Spiritual director and art facilitator, Sam Erwin, diagnosed in 1999 with Parkinson’s disease will facilitate the program. Meetings are open to all who have a diagnosis of or an interest in Parkinson Disease. For more information phone Eloise at (641) 791-1018.

Chapter HS PEO to meet Tuesday

Chapter HS of PEO will meet at noon on Tuesday, May 20 in the home of Kathy Netzel. Members M-Z are asked to bring a salad for the spring luncheon.

Prairie City City Wide Garage Sales

Saturday, May 17


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Friday, May 16, 2014

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Job Searching Workshop Iowa Works is offering a free workshop beginning at 9 a.m. Tuesday, May 27, at the Newton Public Library. The workshop will cover the top five most effective job search strategies; effective vs. non-effective job search strategies; using your strengths/preferences to target organizations; Internet research, networking and social networking sites; top 10 jobs discussed; how to conduct online job searches and complete online applications (participants will discuss and be shown via projector); and creating a job search weekly action plan. Participants will not be using computers in this workshop. Register by calling(641) 792-4108. Hooked on Fishing Jasper County Conservation will present a program at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at the library for kindergartners through sixth graders. Participants will discover some of Iowa’s fascinating fish and take part in a casting challenge. The program will be in the library meeting room. Knee-High Naturalists Fishing fun for ages 3 to 5 will be offered Wednesday in

the Carousel Horse Room at the library. The program will introduce young children to a few common Iowa fish and how to catch them. Email Alerts Would you like to receive an email alert that your materials are coming due in three days? Add your email address now to your library account record to start receiving email alerts after May 1. Go to www. and click on “Catalog.” In the library catalog, go to “My Account” and choose “Email Change Request.” Type in your email next to “New Email Address” and your library card number (no spaces) next to “My ID” and click on “Send.” The requested change will be made by a staff person the following day. Then, starting May 1, you will receive email alerts at the email address you gave us to let you know you have materials needing to be returned in the next three days to avoid overdue fines. Alerts will not include three-day DVDs. Also, you can remotely request a change to your address or phone number, and we’ll update your account the next day. Studying for the ACTs or SATS? Take free practice tests, download free ebooks to study, and save your progress using

Club Notes Primetime Fellowship A Primetime Fellowship potluck meal is planned for 6 p.m. Monday in the Community Heights Alliance Church Gathering Room. A program on severe weather will be presented by Frank Scaglione of KCCI News. Ron Nearmyer will be the MC, and hosts will be Freda DeGreef, Illa Guthrie, Steve and Crystal Failor and Judy and Larry Bell. Primetimers also will have lunch at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, May 29, at Ruby Tuesday’s in Mason City. The group will leave the church at 9:15 a.m. and will go on a 1 p.m. tour of the Meredith Wilson Home and Music Man Square following lunch. The cost is $6.

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Local 997 Retiree Council to meet The UAW Local 997 Retiree Council will hold a potluck dinner and meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Local 997 Union Hall. All retirees and their spouses are welcome to attend.

The family of Don Russell

Sunday May 25, 2014 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.

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Read Magazines Online from Home Full magazines are now offered through the Ebsco database that is available through the library’s catalog. Stop in to the library and ask at the information desk for the log-in and password to read magazines from your very own home. Don’t forget to follow us on Facebook at www.facebook. com/NewtonPublicLibraryIowa or on Twitter @NewtonPubLib. Find out what is happening at the library besides our programs!

Our sincere thanks to all who called, sent cards and memorial gifts, brought food and expressed their sympathy and support in so many ways during a very difficult time for our family following Don’s illness and death. Thank you to Pastor Linda CurtisStolper and Carla Werre for his beautiful celebration of life service. Everything was remembered and appreciated so very much.

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Want to Show Your Newton Pride? Purchase your own Get to Know Newton T-shirt at the library circulation desk. T-shirts are $15 each and are available in a variety of sizes.

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Learning Express Library 3.0 through the library’s website. This resource is 100 percent free to you and immensely useful. Go to the library’s website at, scroll down and click on the Learning Express Library Logo, create an account and start improving you reading, math, writing and science skills. This site also has career prep, software tutorials, Internet tutorials and much more. Questions? Stop by the information desk or give us a call at (641) 792-4108.

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Love you always & forever, Jeff Jackson Miranda & Jordan Curtis & Sam Wentworth, Dolly, & the countless cats & other critters who love you too

Gemmill ~ Berndt Engagement John and Linda Gemmill of Phoenix, AZ announce the engagement of their daughter, Rachel May Gemmill of Phoenix, AZ, to Matthew Jon Berndt of Phoenix AZ, formerly of Newton, and the son of Bob and Marsha Berndt of Newton. Rachel graduated from Arizona State University with her Bachelor of Science degree in 2005 and earned a Master’s degree in special education in 2011. She is employed as a special education teacher at Cactus Wren Elementary School in Phoenix. Matthew is a NHS graduate and also graduated from Iowa State University with his Bachelor of Science degrees in accounting and business management in 2007. He is employed as an auditor with the Apollo Educational Group in Phoenix. He is a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Fraud Examiner. The rite of holy matrimony will take place at an outside ceremony on May 24. 2014, in Cave Creek, AZ. The couple will reside in Phoenix.

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Dallas E. Hillyard May 14, 2014 Dallas E. Hillyard, 77, of Newton died Wednesday, May 14, 2014, at Skiff Medical Center. A service will be on a later date at the Iowa Veteran’s Cemetery in Van Meter. Memorials in Dallas’ name may be left at the Wallace Family Funeral Home and Crematory.   Dallas, the son of Lloyd and Beryl (Flint) Hillyard, was born on April 16, 1937, in New Hampton, Mo. He grew up in Bethany, Mo., and graduated from Bethany High School in

1955. On Oct. 1, 1960, Dallas was united in marriage with Jacqueline “Jackie” Packard in Moulton. He was then drafted into the U.S. Army and served in Fort Lewis, Wash., for 9 months. He and Jackie later made their home in Waterloo. In Waterloo, Dallas worked as a real estate broker, appraiser and a Wausau Home dealer, retiring in 1979. Upon retirement, they made their home in Centerville until 2000, when they moved to Newton. Dallas was a member of the VFW Post 1655. He enjoyed playing video poker at Prairie Meadows and spending time with his

Gerald J. Trotter May 15, 2014 Gerald J. Trotter, 67, of Newton,

died Thursday, May 15, 2014, at Skiff Medical Center in Newton. Services are pending at Pence-Reese Funeral Home in Newton.

Gladys Marie Jenkins May 14, 2014 Gladys Marie Jenkins, 76, of Newton died Wednesday, May 14, 2014, at her home. A funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 20, at the Wallace Family Funeral Home and Crematory. On Monday, May 19, there will be a public Ladies of the Moose service at 5 p.m., followed by a visitation until 8 p.m., at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers memorials to Skiff Hospice or the Donor’s Choice may be left at the funeral home. Gladys, the daughter of Roy and Blanche (Hart) Bland, was born on Oct. 24, 1937, in rural Exline. She grew up in Exline and graduated from Cincinnati High School in 1956. On June 14, 1957, she was united in marriage with James Ervin at the Exline Methodist Church. They moved

family. Dallas is survived by his wife, Jacqueline “Jackie” Hillyard of Newton; children, Jill (Rick) Metzger of Allerton and Don (Suzanne) Hillyard of Newton; his grandchildren, Rachel (Tyler) Wilson, Megan (Dillon) Horton, Madigan Hillyard and Cydney Hillyard; greatgrandchildren, Jordyn, Charlee and Kennedy; his siblings, Richard (Rosetta) Hillyard and Carol (Robert) Hodges of Bethany, Mo.; and his many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; and two brothers, Duane and Eugene Hillyard.

to Newton in 1959. Gladys worked at the Vernon Company for 37 years, retiring from the catalog room. After retirement she worked at Walmart. Following James’ death in 1987, she was united in marriage with Bill Jenkins on Feb. 15, 2009, in Newton. Gladys was a member of Our Savior Lutheran Church, the Women of the Moose and the American Legion and VFW Auxiliaries. She enjoyed quilting at the Moose of Wednesdays and had enjoyed traveling and camping. Gladys loved spending time with her family and going to all of their activities. She was also known for

hosting family holiday parties and decorating for each holiday. Those left to honor Gladys’ memory are her husband, John W. “Bill” Jenkins of Newton; children, Cheryl (Mike) Haldeman and Randy (Mary) Ervin, both of Newton; her stepchildren, Bill ( Janice) Jenkins, Dan (Tricia) Jenkins, Doug Jenkins and Brenda (Bryan) Lamb, all of Newton; 12 grandchildren, Tara ( Joe) Rechtfertig and Jeff Haldeman; Chelsea (Brandon) Dunkerson, Jacob Ervin and Miranda Ervin; Rachel (Rich) Austin and Stephanie (Adrian) Good; Courtney, Alex and Shane Jenkins, and their mother Shannon Dannen; and Devin and Clay Lamb; her 11 great-grandchildren; sister, Velma Milford of Iowa City; brother, Roy Bland Jr. of Centerville; many nieces and nephews; and her dog, Shadow. She was preceded in death by her parents and first husband, James Ervin.

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Relay for Life Team Captain Meeting

Tuesday, May 20th 5:15pm Pence Tribute Center 201 E. 4th St N., Newton

For Sunday Penny Bingo 1 to 3:30 p.m. at Jasper County Senior Citizens Center Al-Anon 6 p.m. at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church

Memorial Day honor guard ceremonies are scheduled in Jasper County as follows: Sunday, May 25 — 9:30 a.m., Memorial Gardens; 10 a.m., Kellogg; 10:45 a.m., Slagel; 11:15 a.m., Palo Alto; 11:45 a.m., Metz; and 12:30 p.m. Catholic. Monday, May 26 — 9 a.m., Wittemberg; 10 a.m., Newton Union.

Narcotics Anonymous 7 p.m. St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church Alcoholics Anonymous 6:30 p.m. Christian Church in Colfax

For Monday

Open art time scheduled at CAA

Alcoholics Anonymous Noon at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church

Centre for Arts & Artists will host an open art period from 1 to 4 p.m. every Tuesday at the facility, located at 501 W. Third St. S. in Newton. The time is open for people to enjoy the spirit of the creative process, and each can choose his/her medium.

Celebrate Recovery 5 to 6 p.m. at Hephzibah House (641) 792-1232 Alcoholics Anonymous 7 p.m. at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church

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Elderly Nutrition For reservations or information about congregate and home-delivered meals, call (641) 792-7102.

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Peer Support (For those living with mental illness) 1 to 4 p.m. at Optimae Life Services, 1422 First Ave. E.

Memorial Day ceremonies planned throughout county

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The Newton Community School District is participating in the Summer Food Service Program. Lunch meals will be provided free of charge from 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. June 9 to July 31 at Berg Elementary Cafeteria.  There will be no meals on July 4. Meals will be provided to children one years old to 18 years old free of charge.  Adults may purchase meals at $3.00.

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Walgreens will be having a Bake Sale outside their store Friday, May 23, 2014 10:00am - 2:00pm Walgreens will also have a Car Wash outside their store Saturday, May 24, 2014 10:00am - 2:00pm Also selling leftover Bake Sale items

Pizza Ranch Tip Night May 19th

5:00-8:00PM Come and support Newton Health Care Team & Newton Manufacturing Team

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Friday, May 16, 2014

Write On

Five things to do outside A few weeks ago, I was just getting into the swing of spring and all it’s sunshine, but the last few weeks haven’t been the loveliest outdoor weather. It seems like it should be a little warmer by this time of year, but I’m not complaining — sun is just around the corner. Soon, it will be warm, sunny and hopefully not too humid. Since it’s not quite 100 degrees outside yet, savor the beginning of summer while you can. Here are five things to do outside this summer: 1. Walk — Since the By Kate Malott weather forecast says next week is going to be Daily News Staff Writer in the mid- to high-60s, there’s no better walking weather than that. Nothing is more simple, beautiful and pleasant than walking along a path with blue skies above and green grass below. Take a walk in your neighborhood or another neighborhood in town. There are many pathways and trails in Newton, like the one by the stadium or at the arboretum. If you’re feeling adventurous, there are many beautiful places to take a walk in the great outdoors, like Mariposa Park or the Jacob Krumm Nature Preserve. 2. Golf — Iowa is blessed with rolling hills, and for myself, there’s no better sight on a early evening in summer than my feet on bright green grass as far as the eye can see and the sun setting off to the west. If you know how to golf, then lucky you. You can truly appreciate this being on the list, but if you’re not that good, than it’s still a sport I recommend. I grew up at Westwood Golf Course, and it’s a place of fond memories with family and friends. I still know every hill, tree and water hazard on the course. If you haven’t played in awhile, dust off the clubs and go out one weekend or evening after work. You’ll be glad you did. If you’re new to the game, just hitting the practice range is a good time. Besides, it’s a lot less expensive. 3. Disc Golf — If you like the idea of golfing but need to settle for a different activity, then disc golf is the sport for you. It’s much cheaper than golf, and it’s still as challenging. I discovered the leisure sport of disc golf after living in Ames, but something I never knew growing up was that Newton has two of the most terrific disc golf courses in the state at Maytag Park and Woodland Park, both of which well-respected among avid disc golfers. 4. Grill — Steaks. Chicken. Hamburgers. Corn. Kabobs. If you don’t have a grill at home, then you should get one, but even then, you can grill in many city and state parks. Whether you’re on the patio, deck or yard, grilling is the best way to prepare food, especially with friends or family. You can not only have the best meal of the week, but also the best time just visiting as well. 5. Spectate — Sometimes just being outdoors is half the fun, so why not just watch other people do all the work? There are many opportunities to watch spectator sports, such as soccer, softball or baseball. Going to an Iowa Cubs game at Principal Park is always a fun time, but so is going to a high school baseball or softball game. Supporting the Cardinals is a lot of fun, especially when the game is close. You can take the family and share some popcorn and cheer on the big hits or outs because those kids really give it their all.

Online Poll This Week’s Question: Of these five drivers (Trevor Bayne, Ty Dillon, Chase Elliott, Elliott Sadler and Regan Smith), who do you think might win the Get To Know Newton 250? Previous Question: What are your thoughts on illegal drug use and distribution in Jasper County? It’s completely out of hand, more needs to be done about it


It’s pretty bad, but no worse than anywhere else in Iowa


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Kevin Steen and Me

Life is funny and we choose the people we admire. A lot of people put stock in A-list celebrities, sports stars and talentless hacks that somehow get reality shows. But for the last four years I have admired a man that only a small subculture of humanity is even aware of. His name is Kevin Steen. Steen is an independent professional wrestler who weighs in at 240 pounds, is billed from Marieville, Q u e b e c , By Will E. Sanders Creators Syndicate Canada, and has a body type that best resembles a panda bear. As a showing of support I own a number of Steen’s wrestling shirts and I talk about him more to my wife than I do important household decisions. I am not one to get star-struck. Through my career I have had the opportunity to meet so-called famous individuals and the encounters have meant little to nothing to me. Yet secretly, I have always wanted to shake Steen’s hand. Why do I place so much merit in the likes of a French-Canadian professional wrestler? To me, Steen speaks to my inner-introvert and he appeals to my most basic nature and instinct — nay, he is an embodiment of it. I vicariously live through him, not because I lead a shallow life devoid of joy. It’s mostly because I can’t go around giving people I disagree with a

piledriver through a table. I ran into Steen once before with less than stellar results. Our paths crossed at a wrestling show two years back. I was headed back from the can in the bowels of Hara Arena after a few outrageously over-priced beverages when the chance encounter took place. Suddenly, Steen rounded the corner and we awkwardly walked toward one another in an otherwise vacant hallway. My heart went aflutter like a school girl in love. As we passed I sheepishly turned my gaze away. Yet secretly, I wished nothing more than to shake the man’s hand. I felt like I needed to offer some rudimentary showing of gratitude for not only what he does, but also how he — in a way too long to explain — has helped me profoundly. I vowed that day if ever afforded a similar situation I would not be so cowardly. On most nights Steen is package-piledriving opponents up and down the eastern and western seaboard, but one night last month he was at a show in the palatial urban paradise that is Dayton, Ohio. I told my wife, Christine, that I was going to try and get my picture taken with him at the show. But I asked her to hold me to it as I am apt to buckling under pressure and chickening out. As my wife, Chris-Steen (as I call her) is exposed to an unhealthy amount of professional wrestling. I call it secondhand wrestling, which is like secondhand smoking only it doesn’t kill a person as quickly. She, too, wanted her picture taken with him. Leading up to the fateful en-

counter I was adamant about trying to meet Steen, a sentiment that eluded me the moment I spotted him at the show. He was manning an autograph table next to a fellow professional wrestler, Chris Hero (who ironically graduated the same year I did from my high school’s football rival, Northmont). It was $10 to get one photo with Steen, and since Chris-Steen and I had nobody there with us, we could not get our picture taken with him together. So, I plopped $20 on the table for two pictures, one for her and one for me. Because Steen is such a nice guy, he refused to charge us $20, made change, and handed me back $10. I promptly and ever-so-politely told him I could not accept the money back and insisted he keep it. Partly because that’s how he makes a living for his family, and partly because of the guilt I feel for occasionally watching bootlegged copies of wrestling events. So I threw my arms around him like I was hanging on for dear life, smiled and gave a thumbs up. I was so nervous that I don’t remember any more of the encounter, which is why I am elated that I have photographic evidence of the monumental occasion. Despite the fact that I forgot to shake his hand and thank him for what he does for a living. Contact Will E. Sanders email him at To learn more about Will E. Sanders, to read past columns or to read features by other Creators Syndicate writers and cartoonists, visit the Creators Syndicate website at

Letters to the Editor

Thank you, contributors to Newton High School Body Shop To the editor: As the school year draws to a close, I would like to publicly thank everyone who has continued to help make The Body Shop a success at Newton Senior High School. The Body Shop is a place where students can get personal care items, such as  shampoo, deodorant, lotion, lip balm, razors and laundry soap — free of charge. The girls’ swimming team got the ball rolling in the fall with a team builder activity that stocked our shelves, and then we received sizable monetary/product donations from the Newton Community Educational Foundation,

Theisen’s, the Elks Club, Hy-Vee, and Thrivent Financial for Lutherans. In addition, there are a number of community members who continue to think of us and donate products. Retired guidance counselor Trudy Shirley, and substitute teacher, Jill Clapper, are strong supporters of our mission. Thanks also to the NHS Alumni News for a write up on our program.  If you think teenagers today are not grateful or gracious, I’m here to tell you that I hear a “thank you” almost every single day.  Our mission continues to be “helping students be successful one product at a time,” and The Body Shop would like to thank the community for the continued support.   Sarah Patterson Newton

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Zach Johnson/Daily News Dr. Tom Hoover (left) gave an E-Walking Tour of the history of Newton at Uncle Nancy’s Coffeehouse on Thursday night. Hoover covered the history of Maytag and the multiple washing machine companies that called Newton home. He shared history of the Maytag, Woodrow and Snyder families as well as many other notable Newtonians. Hoover is currently working on a book on the history of Newton that is set to go to a publisher in a couple of months.

Fabric Closet Continued from Page 8A got to finish it,” Halie chimed in. “It was really cool because I’m finishing a project that someone else did, and I got to be creative with it.” Eden, who transferred to NHS during the second semester after moving from Canada, is also a big fan of the Closet. “I’ve been sewing since I was a baby,” Eden said. “I used to make clothes for my dolls, and I thought that I would never learn how to use a pattern, and I thought Ms. Thomas could help me with that. It’s pretty useful having (the Closet) because you can go in, get your fabric and start your project.” During the interview, Eden was actually wearing a pair of leggings she had made while in the class and both she and Jasmine made their graduation dresses from materials inside of the Closet. “I think Ms. Thomas is a pretty great teacher,” Eden said. “Yeah, she’s awesome,” Halie added.

Council Continued from Page 1A The council meeting also will feature three presentations, including a Thunder Nites update from Thunder Nites Executive Director Libby Marshall, minimum housing rental code from Newton Fire Department Fire Marshall Mike Knoll, and streets and paving from Newton Public Works Director Keith Laube.

“She’s very helpful,” Jasmine added to the chorus of praise. “Sometimes, when we do our projects and some of patterns don’t have all the pieces to it, she’ll have to make another pattern for it just so we can use it for our project.” Thomas loves seeing her students enjoy sewing and learning a valuable life skill and would like to see it continue. There is never enough money in the budget to supply the sewing program she said, they will gladly accept any excess fabric people have or gift cards to stores where they can purchase sewing supplies. “Some students will have the money for all of their projects, some students will have money for one project and will need fabric for more projects and some students will have no money for projects,”Thomas said. “So the Fabric Closet is to met those needs for those students who need fabric.” Senior staff writer Ty Rushing may be contacted at (641) 792-3121, ext. 426, or at

Also on the agenda: • A resolution approving a 2 percent salary increase for Newton City Administrator Bob Knable. • A resolution to renew the legal service agreement with Brick Gentry. • A resolution approving the purchase of real estate for the Newton D&D Program. The properties include 625 E. Fifth St. S. and 1022 S. Fifth Ave. E. A resolution directing the sale

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of General Obligation Bonds, Taxable Series 2014 A&B. • A resolution approving the appeal and granting waiver from the adopted Newton Site Plan Code for driveway approach and other improvements within the city right-of-way for Van Maanen Electric located 627 North 19th Avenue East. Staff writer Zach Johnson may be contacted at (641) 792-3121, ext. 425, or at

When Sunday rolls around, the starting positions for the 2014 NASCAR Nationwide Get To Know Newton 250 will be set. The drivers will go to the Newton track in the morning, be introduced to the Speedway crowd at 12:30 p.m. Then it will be “start your engines” for the 1 p.m. race, which will be televised live on ESPN. Iowa Speedway also has been a great place for young driver’s to taste victory at the NASCAR level. Six drivers in Sunday’s field have won a NASCAR race at Iowa Speedway: Chase Elliott (K&N Pro Series East), Dylan Kwasniewski (K&N Pro Series East), Ryan Blaney (NCWTS), James Buescher (NCWTS), Trevor Bayne (NNS) and Elliott Sadler (NNS). Elliott has a one-point lead over secondplace Elliott Sadler and is just three points up on third-place Regan Smith. Though Elliott has a NASCAR K&N East win at Iowa, this weekend will be his NNS debut at the track. Sadler has three Coors Light Poles, one win and six top 10s, in six starts at Iowa. Smith has made two starts at Iowa, posting one top 10, but has an average finish of 9.0. Bayne is fourth in this year’s standings coming into Sunday’s Get To Know Newton 250. Bayne posted a Nationwide win here last June. In five races at Iowa Speedway, Bayne has a pole position start, a win, two top 5 and three top 10 finishes. Blaney, who already has two truck series and one NASCAR Nationwide Series wins on his resume, will be joining teammates Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano in the field for Friday night’s race at Charlotte before racing in the Get To Know Newton 250. Blaney was the youngest winner to win a NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race when he crossed the finish line first at Iowa Speedway in 2012. He made his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series debut last Saturday at Kansas, finishing 27th. Staff writer Jocelyn Sheets may be contacted at (641) 792-3121, ext. 432, or at

NAMI of Jasper County to meet Monday NAMI of Jasper County will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday in the Skiff Medical Center south board room which is just inside the south entrance. The group will discuss upcoming NAMI Walks and other ongoing matters with NAMI.   NAMI of Jasper County is the local affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness and meets the third Monday of each month. Anyone who is interested in mental health issues is invited to come to the monthly meetings. For more information, visit the NAMI website or call Bill Ehler at (641) 792-2441. 2167 S. 24th Ave. W., Hwy. 14 S. & I-80 Newton

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Exercise floor show detracts from visits with relatives DEAR ABBY: When my husband and I go to visit my mother (in another city) every other month or so, my brother and his wife insist on coming over to see us while we’re there. Our visits usually last two or three days. Many times when they come over, my sister-in-law will start doing her exercise routine, including floor exercises, which are, in my husband’s and my opinion, unbecoming and inappropriate to do in front of other people. How do we deal with this? Are we crazy to feel awkward when she’s lying on her back doing these pelvic thrusts? Would it be out of line to ask her NOT to do this in the future? My brother says, “She won’t listen to me, so it wouldn’t do any good to talk to her,” so we know talking to her won’t help. What do you suggest? — FEELING AWKWARD DEAR FEELING AWKWARD: Here’s how I’d handle it. Talk to her anyway, and ask her to please refrain from doing these exercises in your presence because it makes you uncomfortable. But if that doesn’t work and she starts “performing,” stand up and say, “Hey, folks. Let’s go out for a walk (or coffee, or a sandwich),” and put an end to her bid for attention that way. DEAR ABBY: My boyfriend will have “scheduled” sex with me — only after he has had his shower in the evening or in the morning. Every once in a while I get lucky and am able to stop by after work and have a quickie. It’s driving me crazy. I have tried many ways to get him to have sex spontaneously, but he won’t budge. It’s starting to be a turn-off because it’s not the “right time.” What do I do? — LOOSER THAN THAT IN DETROIT DEAR LOOSER: Your boyfriend may have a touch of OCD, or need to

feel “in control” when he has sex. In other words, if the encounter is not his idea and at the time he chooses, he doesn’t get turned on. There’s help for him if he’s willing to admit there “may” be a problem. But if he isn’t, then find yourself another fella because nothing is likely to change. DEAR ABBY: My sister-in-law is being married in September. I am in the wedding. My wife and I are having a baby in June, but the bride does not want to include my new baby. I think she is concerned people will pay attention to the baby and not her. Many distant relatives will attend and this may be the only time they will see my son. She plans to invite more than 200 people. Am I right to be upset that my son, her nephew, is not invited? — JOHN DOE IN PLANO, TEXAS DEAR JOHN DOE: I don’t think so. It’s the bride’s day, and you should abide by her wishes without complaining. If she prefers not to have her wedding disrupted by an infant who needs feeding or changing, it’s her choice. Because you want to show off your new baby, bring along pictures and pass them around. I’m sure the relatives will be thrilled to see them.







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Worship Together Ashton Chapel Next to Ashton Park, near intersection of Hwy 330 and F17 (8887 W. 122nd St. N., Mingo, IA) Sunday School 9:00am; Worship 10:00am. Pastors: Larry Craig and Mark Eddy Bar None Cowboy Church Building next to Culver’s Newton, David Rex, Pastor, 641-521-4354, 7pm Thursdays. Music featured each week. www.barnonecowboy Baxter Evangelical Free Church East Avenue, Eugene Bucklin, Pastor. Church service every sunday at 10:00am. Children’s church during regular services. AWANAS every Wednesday night 6:30 – 8:00. Bethany United Church of Christ 5627 N. 95th Ave. W., Baxter, (one mi. E. of Baxter on Station St.) Pastor Wanda Seydel. Sunday after Labor Day through Memorial Day: 8:30 Junior Choir; 9:15 Sunday School; 10:30 Worship. Sunday after Memorial Day through Labor Day: 9:30 Worship; Women’s Fellowship First Thursday 2pm. Sunday’s in July feature 10:30 prayer and study of the Lords Prayer. Bible Missionary Church 909 N. 95th Ave. E. 641-840-2093 Pastor Lucas. Sunday School 9:45am, Morning Worship 10:45, Evening Service 6:00pm. Mid-week Service 7:00pm Center Friends Northeast of Newton, Karen Mendenhall, pastor, Dallas Gilreath, pastor, Cheri Doane, assistant pastor; 9:30am Sunday school, 10:30am Worship. Call 641-792-2473. Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Prairie City, 9:00am Sunday school, 10:00am Worship. Christian Life Church 421 S. 2nd Ave. W., Interim Pastor James Miller; Phone Number: 641-521-9294. Coffeetime 9:30am, Worship 10:00am. Lunch Served at noon. Bible Study: Tuesday 10:00am. Christian Reformed Church Prairie City, Matthew McClure, pastor; 9:30am Worship, 10:45am Sunday school, 6:30pm Worship. Jasper County Church of Christ 1100 N. 3rd Ave. E., 9:30am Bible classes, 10:30am & 1:30pm Worship; Thursday evening 7:00pm Bible Study. Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints 1405 N. 11th Ave. E., Branch President-Gregory O. Rivers, 316 E. 8th St. S., Newton, IA 50208. 9:30am Sacrament meeting, 10:40am Sunday School & Primary, 11:45am Priesthood, Relief Society & Young Women. Colfax United Methodist Church S. Locust St. & Division St., 515-674-3782. 10:00am Sunday School, 10:00am Family Worship. Rev. R.D. Streeter Community of Christ 1805 S. 8th Ave. E., 791-7834, Bill Conklin, pastor, Church School Classes 9:30am; Worship Service 10:30am; Wednesday Prayer Service 6:30pm. Community Heights Alliance Pastor Cory Stout, Senior Pastor; Pastor John Patterson, Associate Pastor; Tyler Kramer, Youth Pastor; Mike Osterbauer, Pastor of Worship and Young Adults. Sunday Worship Services 8:15am, 10:30am & 5pm; Sunday School 9:30am; Sr. High Youth Group Wednesday 7:45pm; Wednesday Prayer Meetings 6am, noon & 6:30pm; Jr. High Youth Group 6:30pm; Awana 6:30pm; Nursery available for most events. Handicapped accessible. 2500 S. 13th Ave. E. 792-1620.

Congregational United Church of Christ-Newton 308 E. 2nd St. N., Newton, Rev. Jessica Petersen, Pastor; Sunday Worship 10:00am, Nursery provided; Fellowship Time 11:00am. Accessible to all. Bible Study Wednesdays 10:00am. Christian Education for children of all ages Wed. 6:00pm(infant-8th grade). 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of each month 7:00pm - Adult Christian Education. No matter who you are or where you are on life’s journey, you are welcome here! Cornerstone Bible Fellowship 1000 E. 12th St. S., Newton; Pastor Steve Bundy, Associate Pastor Brian Keeton. Sunday School 9am, Sunday Worship 10:15am, 6:30pm youth group on Sunday, 7pm Wed Bible study, Faith Baptist Prairie City, 9:30am Bible School, 10:30am Worship, 6:00pm Gospel service, 7:00pm Wed., Bible study. First Assembly of God 1029 E. 19th St. N., Newton,; Pastor Don Hayes, senior pastor; 9am Sunday School, 10am Worship, 7pm Wed. mid-week service. First Baptist Church Colfax, Rev. Phil Butler, pastor, 674-3752. Family Fellowship 9:00 am; Sun. School 9:15 am; Morning Worship 10:30 am; Eve. Service 6:00 pm. Wed., 7:00 pm Hour of Power.

Foursquare Church 1510 S. 8th Ave. E., Pastor Dottie Black and Associate Pastor Dustin Black, 9:45 a.m. Sunday morning worship service, 6:30 p.m. Sunday night Sunday School and prayer meetings 10 a.m. Tuesdays and Fridays, 7 p.m. Wednesday and 9:15 a.m. Sunday until service time. Grace Church “A Family Of Friends”, 1620 N. 11th Ave E., Newton; Pastor Dan Hayton; Sunday Morning Refreshments 9:30 am, Worship Service with nursery care 10:00 am. The Edge: 5 yr olds to 5th grade & The Kids Community Pre School age, Sunday at 10:00am. Experience God Bible Study Wed. at 7am; Life Student Ministries Wed. 6:45-8pm 641-792-1793 Grinnell Church of Christ 1402 3rd Ave., Grinnell, Iowa 50112, Bible study Sunday 9:30 a.m., Wednesday 7:00 p.m., Worship services Sunday 1030 a.m. or Haven Vineyard Church 207 1st Ave. E, Newton; Pastor Caz & Jane Cibula; 641-526-3157; 10 am Sunday Service.

Iron Sharpens Iron Church 1305 E. 10th St. S. Newton Cheryl Palmer, Doug Cupples Ministers 10:00am Sunday Morning Worship. Bible study and fellowship follow morning service. Mid-week Service 7pm Wednesday with Merlin Hamilton. Kellogg Christian (Disciples of Christ) 321 Bolton St., Kellogg, Rev. Brian Kleinschrodt 10:30 am Worship. Kellogg United Methodist 417 2nd St., Kellogg, Pastor Tim Morgan, Sunday School 9:30am nursery, kids, young adult, middle adult & adult classes; 10:30am Morning worship; Worship Lit Saturday’s 7:00pm; Open Hand Supper 3rd Saturday of the month 6:00pm.

Newton Christian Reformed Church 511 S. 5th Ave. E., Aaron Gunsaulus, Pastor, 9:30 am Morning worship, 10:50 am Church school, 6:00 pm Sunday Evening worship.

Killduff United Methodist Rev. Randall McNeer, Worship 10:45am Communion first Sunday of each month.

Newton Church of The Way 2306 S. 3rd Ave E., 792-7300 Pastor Steve Heerema. Sunday Morning: 7:45 Classic; 9:00 and 10:30 Ignite, Nursery during both Ignite Services (for newborn through 2 years old). Journey 252 Children’s Ministry 10:30am (for children 3 years through 6th Grade) The Way Café 8:30 to 10:30am, 5:00-7:00pm Prayer of Blessing, Wednesday 6:30 – 8:30pm Route 146 Youth, Saturday Nite Ignite 7:00-8:00pm Everyone Welcome! Other various group studies and classes are offered. Check out our Facebook page, our weekly bulletin on our website, or call/email the office for more information. Email: Web:

Living Word Fellowship Doug Bradey, Pastor, 321 E. Robinson St., Knoxville 641-828-7119, Wed. Night Service: 6pm prayer, 7pm worship, 6:15pm Fuzion Youth Service; Sun. Morning Service: 8:30 am prayer, 9 am Life Groups, 10 am Worship Service, Nursery and Children’s Ministry available. Lynnville Friends Mark Porter, Pastor, 9:00 am Morning Worship, 10:30 am Sunday School, 6:30 pm Bible Study Hour.

New Life Community Church of the Nazarene 605 W. 8th St. N., P.O. Box 1021, Rev. Lauris Meek, Sunday School 9:30 am, Morning Worship 10:30 am, Sunday Evening 6:00 pm, Wed. Children’s Night & TNT (Teen) 7:00 pm, Junior quizzing 7:00 pm, Thurs. Youth 7:00 pm , Thurs. Bible Study & Prayer 7:00 pm, Fellowship Hall. Nursery for all services. Parsonage 792-6171 or Church 792-5363.

First Baptist Church (Newton) 620 S. 8th Ave. E., phone: and on facebook. Pastor Aaron Loree, Family Education Time 9:00a.m., Powerkidz infants - 5th grade 9:00 a.m.; Sunday School for teens 9:00a.m.; Worship Service 10:15a.m. Men’s group meets on the first Sat. of every month at 7:30am.

Our Savior Lutheran Missouri Synod 1900 N. 4th Ave. E., Rev. John M. Moore, Pastor, Sunday Worship 9:00 am; Adult Bible Study Sundays 10:30 am; Sunday School Kingdom Quest 10:30 am; High School Youth Group Sunday 10:30 am & Wednesdays 7:00 pm; www.oursavlutheran. com (641( 792-1084.

First Baptist 810 S. Commerce, Monroe, Senior Pastor Shank, Youth Pastor Jason Burns. 9:30 am Sun. School, 10:30 am Worship, 6:00 p Evening service, 6 p.m. Christians in Action grades 6-12, Wed. Awana at 6:15 p.m. during school year, Wed. Bible Study & Prayer 8:15 pm during school year & 8 p.m. during summer.

Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church 151 60th Ave, Prairie City Rev. Medea Saunders Sunday 9:30 a.m. Worship Service;10:30 a.m. Sunday School 515-994-2354

First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) 314 E. 2nd St. N. Pastor Mark Young. Sunday: 9:30 a.m. Worship. 10:45 a.m. coffee fellowship. 641-792-5850, Nursery provided First Church of Christ Scientist 616 6th Ave., Grinnell, 10:30 am Services. First Lutheran Church - ELCA 309 E. 3rd St. N., Newton. Pastor Zachary Bey. Sunday Worship at 9:30 am; Sunday School and Fellowship to follow at 10:45 am; High School Youth Group every other Wednesday evening. 641-792-3934. All are welcome! First Presbyterian 220 N 2nd Ave E Newton Interim Pastor Linda CurtisStolper Adult Sunday School 9AM Kids Action Hour 9:15AM Worship 10:30AM Fellowship 11:30AM Nursery Provided Handicapped Accessible Everyone Welcome! Mens Group 1st & 3rd Thursdays 6:30AM & 9AM Womens Bible Study Wed 9:30AM WOW Wed 4:30PM 792-2790

Congregational United Church of Christ-Baxter 217 S. Main Baxter, Rollin Watters, pastor, Sunday School 9:30am, Regular worship service, 10:30am

First United Methodist 210 N. 2nd Ave E. Rev Gary Marzolf Worship 8:30 AM, 11:00 AM Fellowship 9:30 AM Sunday School 9:45 AM Youth Group 6:00 PM Handicapped Accessible Nursery Provided 9:00 AM “First Church on the Air” – KCOB

Heart of Worship 14283 Hwy F62, Lynnville Pastor Tom Pool, Worship: 9 a.m., Children’s Church: 9:45 a.m. Fellowship: 10:15 a.m., Sunday School: 10:45 a.m. Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, ELCA 1409 S. 8th Ave. E., Pastor Ken Ahntholz, 9:00 am Sunday School; 10:15 am Worship, easy access - no steps. Hope Assembly of God 126 W. State St., Colfax, Sunday school 10 am, Worship service 11 am, Sunday Evening Prayer Service 6:30 pm. 641-674-3700. Howard Street Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Rev. Tom Burns, pastor. 10:30 am Morning worship. Sunday school 9-10am all ages; K-5 Wed after school; Jr. High & High School 7-8pm; Howard and Locust Colfax. Immaculate Conception Catholic Church 305 E. Howard St., Colfax, 515674-3711; Decaon Joe Dvorak; 11:00am Sunday Mass, 9:00am Wednesday Communion Service; Immanuel Baptist (GARB) 1300 N. 4th Ave. E., Ken Van Loon, Pastor, 9:30 am Sunday school, 10:45 am Worship, 6:00 pm Worship, Wed 6:30-8:00 pm Youth, 6:30 pm Wednesday Awana Clubs (during school year), 7:00 pm Wednesday Prayer Fellowship. Call 792-4470. Ira United Church Karen Fausch, pastor, 9:00 am Worship, 10:15 am Sunday School.

Metz Community 3253 W. 62nd St. S., Newton, 791-9568, Pastor David Rex; Sunday School 9:00 am. 10:10 am service. Mingo United Methodist 202 W. Main, Mingo, Rev. Kurt DeVance, 515-339-8819; Children’s Sunday School - 9:30 am and Adult Sunday School - 9:45 am. Church time is 10:45 am. Monroe Presbyterian Church 115 So. Main, Monroe, Rev. Ann Johnson, Sonlight Service 8:00 am; 9:00 am church school, 10:00 am Traditional Worship, communion on 1st Sunday of month, 6:00 pm Session Committees 2nd Sunday of month, 7:00 pm Session Meeting 2nd Sunday of month. Monroe United Methodist 407 N. Monroe St., Monroe, 641259-2822; Pastor Stephen Taylor; Jubilee Service 8:15 am; Sunday School 9:00 am; Worship 10:15 am; Office Hours: Mon. Thurs. 8-Noon; New Life Baptist Church 124 E. Howard St., Colfax, 515-674-3103, Sunday School 9:45 am, Worship Service 10:45, Evening Service 6 pm, midweek service 7 pm Wednesdays. Independent Fundamental Baptist Church. Newton Baptist Temple (A Fundamental Independent Church) 621 E. 12th St. N., Ross McIntyre, pastor. 10:00 am Sunday School, 11:00 am Worship, Wednesday and Sunday 6:00 pm Worship, Bus transportation available, 6:00 pm Wednesday Bible study.

Pleasantview United Methodist 8454 S. 28th Ave. E., Newton, Pastor Tim Morgan; 9:00 am worship; 10:15 am Sunday School. Prairie City Church of the Brethren 12015 Hwy S 6G, Corner of S 6G & F70 W, 5 miles south of Prairie City on S6G, 515-9942940; Mon., Tues., Thurs. & Fri. 8:15-11:15 am; Pastor Timothy Peter; Sunday: 9:30am Sunday School; 10:45am Worship Service/Children’s Church; Nursery provided. Prairie City First Reformed Church 300 E. 5th St., P. O. Box 178, 515-994-2250, frcprairiecity@; 9:30 am Worship, 10:50 am Sunday School. Prairie City United Methodist Church 706 W. McMurray, Prairie City Rev. Medea Saunders Sunday 8:45 a.m. Sunday School for all ages. Office hours 8:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. M-TH 515-994-2354 Rock Creek Hickory Grove Church 3 1/2 miles north of Rock Creek Lake, 9:15 am fellowship, 9:30 am Sunday School, 10:30 am worship. Reasnor United Methodist Rev. Randall McNeer, Worship 8:45am. Communion first Sunday of each month. Sacred Heart Catholic Church 1115 S. 8th Ave. E., Rev. William Reynolds, pastor, Saturday: 5:30 pm Mass, Sunday: 9:00 am Mass.

Salvation Army 301 N. 2nd Ave. E., Captains Jeff and Mikey Carter, Sunday - 9:45 am Sunday school, 10:45 am Worship. Seventh Day Adventist 1409 S. 8th Ave E., Newton Pastor Joshua Plhocky Saturday Services 9:00 am; Worship 11 am Sabbath school, Prayer Meeting Thursday Eve at 7:00 pm Solid Rock Church 115 Main St., Reasnor; Pastor John Hlad 641-842-2440; Sunday Bible study all ages 9:30 a.m.; 10:30 a.m. worship; Wednesday Bible study all ages 7 p.m. St. Aidan’s Anglican Church 4900 Meredith Dr., (NW 46th Ave.), Des Moines, The Bishop L.W. Faulk, 9:10 am Morning prayer, 9:30 am Holy communion. St. Luke United Methodist 501 E. 19th St. N., Pastor Rev. Audrey Young, 8:00 am worship followed by Coffee time. 9:15 am Sunday School for all ages, including two adult classes. 10:30 am Worship followed by Coffeetime. 641-792-5736 St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church 5 mi. west of Sully, Pastor Nancy J. Pick, Worship 9:30 am; Adult Forum 10:15 am; Women of the ELCA meet 1:30 pm on the 2nd Wednesday of the month; Church Council meets 2nd Tuesday of the month at 7 pm.; Contact Parish office 641-798-4651. St. Stephen’s Episcopal 223 E. 4th St. N., Newton, ph. 792-6971. Rev. John Thorpe, Rector, Rev. Merle Smith, Deacon; Sunday 8:00 am Holy Eucharist & 10:00 am Holy Eucharist; Mon. - Thurs. 7:30 am Morning Prayer; Wed. 5:00 pm Evening Prayer. Saturday Evening Worship Service 5:30 p.m. Sully Community Church Pastor Jerry Morningstar, 9:30 am Sunday school, 10:30 am Worship, 5:00 pm Quiz team practice; 6:00 pm Worship, Thursday night adults, youth 7:00 pm. Sully Christian Reformed Pastor Brian Ochsner. 9:30 am Morning worship, 6:00 pm Evening worship, 10:45 am Sunday School. 9:30 am Tues. Coffee Break for women, Nursery and preschool classes provided. 7:15 pm Wed - Gems, Cadets and High School Youth, Prayer for Country - everyone welcome. 8 Bible studies call 594-4440. Sully First Reformed Church Rev. Wayne Sneller, senior pastor, Diana Scandridge, Youth & Education Director. 9:30 am Worship, 11:00 am Sunday school, 6:00 pm Worship; Thursday Night Family Night 7:00 pm Sept. - March. United Pentecostal 813 E. 7th St. N., Rev. Robert A. Shaw, pastor, 10:00 am Sunday Worship, 6:00 pm Sunday Worship, Prayer and Bible study Tuesday 6:30, Super & Youth Church Wednesday starts 7:00-8:00. United Presbyterian 209 N. 2nd Ave. E., Rev. Donald Freeman, 9:30 am Sunday School, 10:30 - 11:30 am worship service (broadcasted live on KCOB radio); 11:30 am Fellowship; Wednesday choir rehearsal 6:00 p.m.; Nursery provided on Sundays. Westfield Community Church 4164 20th St., Grinnell, Pastor Jann Braaksma, Sunday, 9:30 a.m. Sunday School; Sunday 10:30 a.m. Worship; Wednesday, 6:30 p.m. Youth Group; Wittemberg Church Rt. 1, Newton, pastor Rev. Roger K. Swanson 10:15 am Worship.

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Fabric Closet gives high school students opportunity to be creative

Hall Monitor What’s Cooking the week of May 19-23 Newton Schools Lunch Menu Monday: Chicken alfredo pasta, steamed pasta, steamed broccoli, baby carrots, pineapple and garlic bread. Tuesday: Mini corndogs, crisscut fries, grapes and BB Muffin Squares. Wednesday: Shrimp poppers, macaroni and cheese, mixed vegetables and watermelon. Thursday: Beefburger, baked beans, sweet potato fries and strawberries. Friday: Chicken strips, mashed potatoes and gravy, steamed peas, mixed fruit and a breadstick.

By Ty Rushing Daily News Senior Staff Writer The “Fabric Closest” at Newton Senior High School has become the go-to place for students who enjoy expressing their creativity with a needle and thread or by using a sewing machine. NHS Family and Consumer Science (home economics) teacher Bev Thomas explained how the Closet came to be. “The strategy of teaching sewing has taken on a new look. Many of the students have family members who have never sewn and do not have a sewing machine at home,” Thomas said. “Their experience of going to the fabric store or to a fabric department is very limited. “This has led to creating a ‘Fabric Closet’ for the Family and Consumer Science students. Through shopping at garage sales, estate sales, donation from others and purchasing fabric personally, the Fabric Closet was born.” Seniors Eden Nelson and Jasmine Woods and

Newton Schools Breakfast Menu Monday: Cereal, toast, 100% juice and milk. Tuesday: Egg, cheese and bacon and a tortilla, 100% juice and milk. Wednesday: French toast sticks with syrup, 100% juice and milk. Thursday: Burrito with salsa, Tri-taters, 100% juice and milk. Friday: Breakfast pizza, 100% juice and milk. Newton Community School District May 19-23 Monday: 3 p.m., Girl Scouts at Woodrow Wilson Elementary; 4:30 p.m., girls ninth grade soccer tournament against Pella and Perry at H.A. Lynn Stadium. Tuesday: Seniors Last Day; 4:15 p.m., girls junior varsity and varsity golf meet against DCG and Norwalk at Westwood Golf Course; 6 p.m., seventh grade band and chorus concert at Berg Middle School; 7:30 p.m., boys junior varsity and varsity soccer game against Pella at H.A. Lynn Stadium. Wednesday: 2:30 p.m., high school faculty meeting at Newton Senior High School; 6:30 p.m., Boy Scouts at Aurora Heights. Thursday: TBD, boys and girls varsity state track meet at Drake Stadium; 8 a.m., first grade Berg Elementary trip to the Blank Park Zoo; 9 a.m., Aurora Heights track and field day at H.A. Lynn Stadium; 9 a.m., high school commencement rehearsal at Newton Senior High School; 2 p.m., food service retirement reception at Berg Middle School. Friday: TBD, boys and girls varsity state track meet at Drake Stadium; 7 p.m., girls varsity soccer game against Boone at H.A. Lynn Stadium. Sunday: 3 to 4:30 p.m., high school commencement ceremony at Maytag Park.

Ty Rushing/Daily News Newton Senior High School students Halie Owens, Eden Nelson and Jasmine Woods showcase the “Fabric Closest” with their teacher Bev Thomas. Thomas teachers family and consumer sciences at NHS and plays an instrumental part in keeping the Closet going.

junior Halie Owens talked about why they enjoy using the Fabric Closet and why it’s important to them. “It’s really great when you need a different project and there’s like all kinds of different fabrics,” Halie said. “If you go to the store, you won’t find the same fabric …

and it’s kind of cool.” Jasmine agreed that having access to the closest was extremely helpful and that it saves them so much time on finding fabrics since they don’t have to travel to find the type of fabrics they need for their projects. “We’ve made dresses, we’ve made rag blankets,”

Jasmine said as she began to list some of their projects. “I made a bag and it was really cool, because someone had started a project, so it was quilted together but it wasn’t completely finished, and I FABRIC CLOSET See Page 5A

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For Career Day, what did you dress up as and why? “I was a spy. I like watching TV shows about them, and I like spies and all the gadgets they get to use.”

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Rookie Chase Elliott leads Nationwide Series coming into Iowa Speedway By Jocelyn Sheets Daily News Sports Editor NEWTON — What a difference a year makes. This time last year, Chase Elliott was just “one of the kids” working his way up the NASCAR ladder. Sure, he was named one of NASCAR Next, showing his growth as a professional race driver. But, Elliott was only 17, which meant he was restricted to competing only on the shorter tracks in NASCAR events. He was making strides in his limited NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season. Elliott comes into Sunday’s Iowa Speedway Get To Know Newton 250 as the 2014 NASCAR Nationwide Series leader. It is Elliott’s first Nationwide start at Iowa Speedway, a place he has won while competing in the K&N Pro Series East. Elliott has a one-point lead over second-place Elliott Sadler and is just three points up on third-place Regan Smith. “Everything has been decent so far, and there’s a lot of room for improvement,” Elliott said of his start to the 2014 season. He and his team were in Newton on May 6 for track testing. “There are a lot of aspects of it we need to be better at. I thought we were bet-

Jocelyn Sheets/Daily News Taking it all in is Chase Elliott, who leads the NASCAR Nationwide Series coming into this weekend’s race at Iowa Speedway, during a Nationwide track testing day at Iowa Speedway on May 6. Elliott is in his first full season on the Nationwide Series. He heads the list of drivers set for Sunday’s Get To Know Newton 250.

ter at Richmond than a lot places we’ve run this year, including the two places we won. The scoreboard didn’t show it, but I felt as a group we were better.” Driving the JR Motorsports No. 9 Chevrolet Camero, Elliott had backto-back wins in early April this season at Texas and Darlington. He finished

NASCAR Next’s only female aiming to make her own name By Ben Schuff Daily News Sports Writer NEWTON — One could hear the enthusiasm in Kenzie Ruston’s voice. For a brief moment, her tone flucuated, emitting excitment. The second-year NASCAR K&N Pro Series driver spoke of being named to the NASCAR Next program for the second straight season and her experiences since then. “We got to do so many cool things,” she said, emphasizing every

few words. “They take us to Chicago and we get to hang out with all the Chase drivers when they make the Chase Ruston [for the Sprint Cup] and we get to go to Miami and we RUSTON See Page 3B

Gifford pulling double duty this weekend at Iowa Speedway By Jocelyn Sheets Daily News Sports Editor NEWTON — All race car drivers want as much time behind the wheel on a track and in a race as possible. Ryan Gifford will be on the 7/8-mile oval track of Iowa Speedway plenty this weekend. The 25-year-old Winchester, Tenn., native draws double duty during the Speedway’s 2014 season opener. Gifford has done it here once before.

Saturday, Gifford is driving the Rev Racing No. 2 Toyota in NASCAR’s K&N Pro S e r i e s Casey ’s General



second at Richmond. In the nine races this season, Elliott has posted seven top-10 finishes and hasn’t finished lower than 19th. Elliott said he is hoping to have worked out some of the rough spots the team was experiencing during the week off coming into Iowa.

“I’m hoping to be able to win here at Iowa,” he said while standing in the Iowa Speedway garage during the May 6 testing. “It is the same Iowa Speedway track. I really didn’t see much difference in it than when I was here last year driving the truck race. I’m looking forward racing here in less than two weeks.” Elliott is the son 1988 NASCAR champion Bill Elliott. He is comfortable and confident in the racing world. The Sunoco Rookie takes the level of competition in stride as he forges his own path in NASCAR. “The competition level is the big difference from trucks to the Nationwide Series. All the teams are capable of winning at this level. You just strive to be a little better than the next guy,” Elliott said. And this weekend is the 18-yearold Elliott’s high school graduation. Elliott graduates from his Georgia high school Saturday morning before flying back to Iowa to participate in the Get To Know Newton 250 Sunday. “Iowa (Speedway) has a cool atmosphere to race in. The track keeps adding character. This is a great short track to race on. We drivers love it because its a good size to really put on great shows, which will bring more people to the races,” Elliott said.

NASCAR ownership building on Iowa Speedway potential, CEO says By Jocelyn Sheets Daily News Sports Editor NEWTON — Potential is a word used quite a bit by NASCAR Chairman and CEO Brian France when discussing Iowa Speedway. “It is an established venue in a NASCAR-rich fan region. They’ve had a lot of success at Iowa Speedway over the years. We’ve always liked the facility and recognized its potential for motorsports and nonmotorsports events,” France told the Daily News in a telephone interview Thursday. NASCAR purchased Iowa Speedway in 2013 through a wholly-owned subsidiary named Iowa Speedway LLC. The state-of-the-art 0.875-mile asphalt paved tri-oval race track and motorsports facility was designed by NASCAR Hall of Famer Rusty Wallace. Iowa Speedway has produced actionpacked, competitive racing in its history of hosting NASCAR Nationwide Series races. In eight series races, the speedway has produced five different winners and five Coors Light Pole winners. “We’re excited about being in Newton and in Iowa, in general. We’re also all excited about this weekend. The staff we have in place at Iowa Speedway has worked hard over the past six months getting ready for this weekend,” France said. France talked to media the week after the formal announcement of NASCAR’s purchase of Iowa Speedway in early De-

NASCAR Photo/Jared C. Tilton Brian France, chairman & CEO of NASCAR, speaks onstage at the December 2013 NMPA Myers Brothers Awards Luncheon at the Encore Las Vegas in Las Vegas, Nev.

cember. NASCAR became the facility’s third ownership ground since it opened in 2006. When neither International Speedway Corporation or Speedway Motorsports Corporation were able to purchase the track, NASCAR stepped in. “The public companies that are in the space, for various reasons, the timing FRANCE See Page 3B

Newton athletes qualify for state in seven events By Jocelyn Sheets Daily News Sports Editor

Jocelyn Sheets/Daily News Newton’s Sarah Kalkhoff, on a better day to throw than Thursday, won a 4A district championship and a trip to state in the discus.

MARSHALLTOWN — Under typical springlike weather — or at least this spring — Newton Cardinal track athletes did the work at Thursday’s Class 4A state qualifying track meet in Marshalltown. The Newton girls had automatic qualifications in five events and the Cardinals boys had two automatic qualifications. Juniors Sarah Kalkhoff and Deonne Harris left no doubt they were headed to next week’s Iowa state track meet at Drake University. They won district championships. The top two finishers in each event earn automatic state meet berths. Newton has several athletes waiting in the wings to see if their times or marks were strong enough to be at-large qualifiers. The state associations will

release the full list of state meet qualifers later today. Kalkhoff won the girls’ discus with a throw of 125 feet, 7 inches. Harris was never challenged in the 110-meter high hurdles, winning in 14.94 seconds. Harris also anchored the boys’ 4x110-meter shuttle hurdle relay team to second place. Harris, Levi Michener, J.T. Thongvanh and Jarom Williams had a seasonbest 1 minute, .32 seconds. Newton’s Grace Coen ran second in both the 3,000 meters (11:02.03) and the 1,500 meters (4:54.01) to qualify for state. Anna Barr finished second in the 400-meter hurdles, 1:10.66. Coen combined with Amber Karston, Leela Spencer and Sydney Jenkins for second in the distance medley relay in 4:24.20. A full report will be in Monday’s Daily News.

Jocelyn Sheets/Daily News Newton’s Deonne Harris enjoys the moment Thursday at Marshalltown. Harris won the Class 4A district championship in the 110-meter high hurdles and punched his ticket to the 2014 Iowa state track meet next week in Des Moines.

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PCM girls take district track meet, look toward state PC sends four state qualifiers By Mike Mendenhall Daily News Staff Writer EDDYVILLE — In an encore performance from its conference win last week, the Prairie City-Monroe girls track team took the top spot at Thursday’s class 2A district state qualifying meet. PCM left Eddyville with five individuals and five teams automatically qualifying for next week’s state meet in Des Moines. The Mustangs were named district champions in six events and runner-up in four. Head coach Bridget Martin said the team is still waiting to hear about other Mustangs who potentially could qualify for the state meet, but as of Thursday night, over half of the PCM girls will be competing at Drake Stadium next week. “We set some goals at the beginning of the season, and one of those goals was to win districts. We are very proud

of the fact that we reached that goal tonight,” Martin said. “Our girls are proving to be mentally tough, and we are very proud of their efforts tonight. We continue to be impressed with our team’s unity and support for each other. It has had a lot to do with our success this season.” Mustang Lexi Kain took first in the 100-meter hurdles in 16.89 seconds. Jayci Vos finished first in the 400-meter hurdles in 67.41 seconds. Rachel Peter took first in both the 1,500-meter and 3,000-meter runs, with times of 5:18.90 and 11:18.90, respectively. In the 4x200-meter relay, the team of Vos, Kenzie Clarke, Ashley Van Gorp and Kain placed first in 1:49.37. The team of Vos, Katie Vande Wall, Ashley Van Gorp and Rachel Stafford took first in the 4x400-meter relay in 4:18.30. Vande Wall was the runner-up in the 400-meter dash, crossing the finish line in 64.90 seconds. The sprint medley team of Clarke, Emily Hugen, Van Gorp and Stafford took second in 4:29.14. In the shuttle hurdle relay, the team of Rachel Gulling, Abbi Gilson, Kayla Jennings and Tatum Schnug placed second in 1:12.19.

CMB boys claim seven automatic state track bids By Daily News Staff VAN METER — Bryce Kemp earned a chance to repeat as a state champion Thursday night. The Collins-Maxwell/Baxter junior placed first in the 110 hurdles Thursday night at the class 2A-District 8 regional meet at Van Meter High School. His time of 14.53 seconds earned him an automatic bid in next weekend’s state meet at Drake Stadium in Des Moines. Kemp was one of several Raider athletes earning an automatic state meet berths by placing first or second at the regional meet Thursday night. CMB claimed automatic qualifying bids in seven events for the state meet, five via first-place finishes. Kemp also joined teamamtes Jordan Coughenour, Joey Nissen and Austin Moorman in taking first place in the

4x110-meter shuttle hurdle relay with a time of 1:00.29. Coughenour joined Kemp and Zach Samson in automatically qualifying for multiple events at state. Coughenour finished first in the 400-meter hurdles, doing so in 56.74. Samson placed first in the shot put with a mark of 54 feet, nine inches and second in the discus with a throw of 141’1”. Teammate Patrick Girard is also headed to state in the shot put thanks to a second-place throw that traveled 50’7 1/2”. CMB also finished 1-2 in the high jump. Kemp posted the best jump at 22’ 7 3/4” and Zach Huffaker was second with a jump of 21’9”. The Raiders’ Mark Deutsch also qualified for state automatically, doing so in the 3,200 meter run with a time of 10:14.73. Deutsch placed second.

The PCM girls also performed well in the field at Eddyville, with three third place finishers. Van Gorp took third in the long jump with a leap of 15 feet 6 inches. Gilson placed third in the discus, recording a throw of 104’ 3”. Mustang Grace Telfer had of third place throw of 36’ .5” in the shot put. Collectively, PCM earned 143 team points at the district meet. The Pella Christian girls earned four automatic spots at the state meet after Thursday’s qualifier. The Eagles took first in the 400-meter dash, with Christa Veenstra finishing in 1:02.93. The Eagles also placed first in the sprint medley relay, with the team of Kathryn Van Tuyl, Sarah Meyer, Leah Breon and Veenstra in at 1:56.10. In the 4x200-meter relay, the PC team of Morgan Anderson, Breon, Veenstra and Meyer placed second in 1:53.09. The Eagles’ 4x100-meter relay team of Van Tuyl, Meyer, Taylor Bolt and Breon took second in 53.60 seconds. Full class 2A district results for PCM and PC boys and girls will be in Monday’s edition of the Newton Daily News. The Mustangs and Eagles will have

a short break before the state track and field tournament next week. The state meet runs from May 22-24 at Drake University in Des Moines. 2014 class 2A District meet Eddyville Girls 400-meter dash — place. name, school, time, place name, school, time 4x200-meter relay — place, school, (team), time 100-m dash — 5. Rachel Gulling, PCM, 13.59, 6. Kathryn Van Tuyl, PC, 14.37, 7. Taylor Bolt, PC, 13.89 200-m dash — 6. Emily Hugen, PCM, 28.86, 8. Taylor Bolt, PC, 29.89 400-m dash — 6. Kayla Jennings, PCM, 71.10, 7. Sydney Faber, PC, 1:11.38 800-m run — 5. Alyssa Starkey, PC, 2:43.12, 7. Rachel Peter, PCM, 2:45.82 100-m hurdles — 8. Rachel Gulling, PCM, 17.57 400-m huddles — 4. Tatum Schnug, PCM, 75.70 4x400-m relay — 6. PC, (Morgan Anderson, Alyssa Starkey, Sydney Faber, McKinley Zula), 4:44.20 4x800-m relay — 4. PC, (McKinley Zula, Alyssa Starkey, Cara Theune, Marina Shannon), 11:25.47, 7. PCM, (Kiara Kapplemann, Courtney Van Houweling, Morgan Novak, Kaylee Townsend), 12:02.85. Distance medley — 5. PC, (Sarah Meyer, Leah Breon, Morgan Anderson, Marina Shannon), 4:47.40 Shot put — 4. Abbi Gilson, PCM, 36’ 0’, 7. Miranda Nikkel, PC, 31’ 4 1/2” Long Jump — 4. Rachel Freland, PCM, 15’ 2” Discus — 6. Grace Telfer, PCM, 88’ 2” High Jump — 6. Kathryn Van Tuyl, PC, 4’ 6”, 8. Laura Nicholson, PC, 4’ 4”.

Area high schools earn six automatic berths for state By Daily News Staff VAN METER — At least 12 area female athletes are headed to the 2A girls state track meet next weekend. Seven Collins-Maxwell/Baxter girls and five Colfax-Mingo girls placed first or second in their events Thursday night at the class 2A-District 8 regional meet at Van Meter High School. The top two placers in each event at regional meets earned an automatic berth in the state tournament field. CMB claimed both automatic bids in the discus as Abbie Haupert recorded the longest throw at the regional meet with a mark of 115 feet, three inches. Teammate Mikayla Eslinger placed second with a throw of 110’11”. CMB will send another athlete to state in the throws events thanks to

Payge Jurgens’ second-place finish in the shot put (35’ 3 1/4”). On the track, CMB’s 4x100-meter relay team of Maddy Poage, Toni Spencer, Bridget Hurley and Mackenzie Schmitz finished with an automatic state-qualifying time of 53.08 seconds. Jessica Albright, Brianna Cooper, McKinzie Tjaden and Dakota Hostetter grabbed an automatic state berth in the distance medley for Colfax-Mingo, finishing first in 4:25.62. They will be joined at state by at least one more teammate, first-year longer-jumper Aranda Woods, who also placed first in her event with a mark of 15’6 3/4”. The girls state track meet is scheduled to begin May 22 at Drake Stadium.

Newton girls nail down win NEWTON — Defense continues to be a mainstay for the Class 2A 11th-ranked Newton Cardinal girls. Newton’s girls improved to 10-1 on the soccer field with a 2-0 victory over visiting Marshalltown Thursday at H.A. Lynn Stadium. The Cardinals scored twice in the first half and that’s all they needed. Goalkeeper Emily Forsyth denied the Bobcats shot after shot, amassing 11 saves. “Our defense had another great game, Michaela ( Jacobsen) especially,” said Cathy Reiter, Newton head coach. With new people in the back, Michaela has really stepped up. She is not only playing really well herself, but she is communicating so well to the rest of our defense and being a huge leader for us. Emily saw a lot of action and made some really good saves.” Taylor Moon scored 11 min-

utes into the game. Reiter said Ryanne Rausch broke away down the field, then played a perfect slotted ball across the goal that Moon kicked in. Rausch was at the right place and the right time for the second goal nine minutes later. Reiter said Hannah Rhoads played a ball into the box that the Bobat goalie misjudged. The ball bounced over the goalie’s head and a defender was there , Rausch had followed the ball and was able to win it and score. Newton’s soccer team was missing players, who also compete for the NHS track team, Thursday. The track athletes were at the state qualifying meet. “With three track starters being gone, other girls really stepped up and did their jobs on the field,” Reiter said. “It was a great team win for us.” (Ben Schuff/Daily News) The Cardinals play at Adel- Newton sophomore Hannah Rhoads fights off an opponent for a loose ball during Newton’s game against the Bobcats Thursday night at H.A. Lynn Stadium in Newton. The Cardinals won, 2-0. DeSoto-Minburn today.

Thunder advance to Western Conference Finals LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mr. Unreliable was rock-solid and relentless yet again. Kevin Durant’s reward is another trip to the Western Conference finals with the Oklahoma City Thunder. The league MVP made the most foolish headline in recent newspaper history look even worse Thursday night with a spectacular 39-point performance, propelling the Thunder into a matchup with the San Antonio Spurs for a spot in the NBA finals. While Russell Westbrook struggled and Oklahoma City’s role players foundered, Durant carried his teammates through Game

6 against the Los Angeles Clippers. Durant accounted for nearly half of their points with buckets or assists as the Thunder finally finished off their mentally exhausted secondround opponents, 10498. Durant also had a season-high 16 rebounds, and he might have to do even more when the Thunder visit San Antonio for Game 1 on Monday night. He’s confident Oklahoma City is capable of getting past the West’s No. 1 seeds with teamwork sprouting from years of playoff runs. “Experience has helped us out a lot, just being with each other for so long,” Durant said. “We’ve got

a long ways to go. We definitely can get better. This is definitely a series that pushed us to the brink. We were in a tough spot. We stayed together and persevered.” When the Thunder were down by 16 points and struggling to make any shot early in Game 6, they looked all but ready to fold up and head home for a seriesdeciding finale. Instead, Westbrook overcame a slow start to finish with 19 points and 12 assists as the Thunder reached the conference finals for the third time in four years, closing out Los Angeles with two straight wins. Two days after the Thunder erased a late

13-point deficit to win Game 5, the Thunder rallied from that early deficit and maintained their lead throughout the fourth quarter, shaking off any memories of their Game 4 collapse on the same Staples Center court. “I thought tonight’s game was something that we’ve done all year,” Thunder coach Scott Brooks said. “We’ve all stuck together and found ways to win.” Durant hit five 3-pointers and Reggie Jackson added 14 points for Oklahoma City, which will face the Spurs in a rematch of the West’s last two champions. The Thunder eliminated San Antonio in six games.

Cardinal golfers take fifth at Southeast Polk Invitational By Jocelyn Sheets Daily News Sports Editor

PLEASANT HILL — Newton Cardinal golfers finished fifth at the 2014 Southeast Polk Invitational Thursday. The NHS girls combined for a 370 on the Copper Creek Golf Course. West Des Moines Valley captured the team title with a 340. Dowling Catholic posted a 347 and Johnston had a 349 for third place. There were 12 teams in the 18-hole tournament field. Shelbey Cochran and Madigan Hillyard each carded a 91 to lead the

Cardinals. Madeline Wellik shot a 92 as the trio finished in 20th, 21st and 22nd overall. Carrie Cunningham came in with a 96 for 29th. Cydney Hillyard finished with a 96 and Jessica Reynolds carded a 97. Newton competes at South Tama on Saturday. The Cardinals host their final Little Hawkeye Conference triangular nine-hole meet Tuesday. Dallas CenterGrimes and Norwalk join Newton, which is undefeated in conference play, at Westwood Golf Course.

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Ruston: Making her mark in a sport she enjoys competing is important Continued from Page 1B get to do so many things that you usually don’t get to do if you’re not in the NASCAR Next program.” Ruston returns to Iowa Speedway this weekend with the rest of the K&N Pro Series drivers for Saturday night’s Casey’s General Stores 150. It’s a return visit for the El Reno, Okla., native to the announcement site of her first NASCAR Next class in 2013. The NASCAR Next program is an inititive that highlights drivers those within NASCAR believe will be the future of the sport. “This year, I was really excited again, but the first year was — I was just jumping up and down, I was so excited,” Ruston said, who was named to this year’s Next class on April 25 “When I moved up to the K&N Series, it was one of those things that I really wanted to be a part of that program, so it was really cool to be named and [be] the first female to ever be named to the program.” Rustin earned a few other historically significant achievements throughout her first K&N Pro Series season. Her third-place finish at Greenville Pickens Speedway in South Carolina last April was the highest ever by a female driver. At season’s end, she placed sixth in the K&N Pro Series Points Standings, also the best ever by a female.

NASCAR photo Kenzie Ruston mixing it up on the track during a K&N Pro Series race. Ruston will be racing in Saturday’s Casey General Stores 150, a K&N Series crossover event between the East and West, at Iowa Speedway.

While the 22-year-old takes pride in her accomplishments marked with the “female” prefix, she views them as more of a green flag than a checkered flag. “It’s really cool to be the first female to do all these things [but] ... Are those my favorite moments in racing? No,” she said. “When I’m out on the race track, I don’t want the guys to race me any different because I’m a girl. I don’t feel like they should. I feel like I get in the car and I work just as

hard as them week in and week out to achieve my goals in racing.” Ruston threw out a couple of names when discussing the route she’d like to see her career take. One, Danica Patrick, is one she knows she’ll be inevitbally compared to, and the other is someone she’s gunning for. “I’m not out there to be the first woman to do stuff. I’m just out there to be the best I can be and win championships and hopefully be the next

Jimmie Johnson. I’m not out there to be better than Danica. I’m not out there to be better than anybody else. I just want to be the best I can be and if that’s better than Danica [or] that’s not quite Jimmie Johnson, it’s whatever,” she said. “I just want to go out and be competitive every week and be in the top five and win races and win poles and wins championships and that’s what I’m out there for.”

Gifford: Young driver working hard to move up levels in NASCAR competition Continued from Page 1B Stores 150, then turns around on Sunday to drive the No. 98 Biagi-DenBeste Racing entry in NASCAR’s Nationwide Series Get To Know Newton 250. Gifford knows Newton. He made his Nationwide Series debut here last August, rallying from a 23rd-place starting spot to post a top-10 finish in his first start in the No. 33 Chevrolet for Richard Childress Racing. “I’m excited to back at Iowa Speedway. I learned a lot last year here. I learned how to drive the track in a Nationwide car,” Gifford said Thursday. “Yes, I drove both races (K&N and Nationwide) last year when I was here. It’s not as tough as you might think. I just have to make sure I get hydrated following Saturday night’s race, get some sleep and be ready to go on Sunday.” Last August following his debut Nationwide Series race at Iowa, Gifford said, “I’m just super pumped,” said Gifford following the race. “I feel like I learned more in these past 250 laps in a race car than I have in a long time. These Nationwide cars are so much fun to drive and difficult too; I mean you really have to be on your toes. I can’t thank Drive for Diversity and Menards enough for putting me in this race.” “Man, I wish I could go back out here and run some more, it’s so much fun. It was cool having this opportunity and the RCR crew kept working with me and I just tried to drive the wheels off it and we finished all the laps and got a top-10 finish,” Gifford said of his first taste of Nationwide racing. Even though Gifford has joined Biagi-DenBeste Racing in 2014, he admitted he is still pumped about getting opportunities to step up into the Nationwide Series racing. Gifford was named to the 2014 NASCAR Next group, which is his second straight year on the young up-and-coming drivers. “It’s such huge honor to be recognized. You work hard to get to this point and it’s exciting to be named as one of the top young drivers coming up,”

France: Fan experience important part of sport Continued from Page 1B wasn’t right for them, but the time was right for us. So, from a NASCAR standpoint, we’ll get to give some stability to a facility that needs that, number one,” France said. France reached out and named 28-yearold Jimmy Small as president of Iowa Speedway. “Jimmy is energetic and a very quick study. He fits in well with Iowa Speedway and the community of Newton. He is a good community ambassador for our sport,” France said. “We are about taking care of the race fans and making sure they have a great experience at every NASCAR event.” Growing the fan base of motorsports, and NASCAR specifically is important to France and his organization. He said Iowa Speedway has always had a great fan base. Fan-focused initiatives have been developed by Small and his staff at Iowa Speedway, France said. “NASCAR can expand things at a faster clip than past ownership groups. They did a lot of things right here over the years. We’re just building on that to provide a great place to experience motorsports and non-motorsports events,” France said. “The Newton community and racing fans across the state of Iowa have supported Iowa Speedway from the beginning. We’re excited to be part of that community.”

NASCAR/Todd Warshaw/Getty Images NASCAR NEXT drivers (back row, left to right) Grey Gaulding, Jessie Little, Ryan Gifford, Ryan Preece, Brandon McReynolds, Austin Hill, Erik Jones, (front row, left to right) Dylan Lupton, Kenzie Ruston, Cole Custer, Ben Rhodes and Ruben Garcia Jr. pose for a photo shoot at Richmond International Raceway on April 24in Richmond, Va.

Gifford said. Gifford’s first focus of the weekend is the K&N Pro Series East-West crossover event — the Casey’s General Stores 150 on Saturday night. “I’m comfortable in the K&N races. I know the car well. The K&N Series is very competitive. We’re all striving to prove ourselves to be able to move up to the next level,” Gifford said. “But, the Nationwide Series is super competitive with really talented drivers, young and veterans and even some of the (Sprint) Cup drivers running in the races.” Transitioning from the K&N car to a Nationwide car is still new for Gifford. He said there are differences in how to drive at the two different levels. He pointed out that the Nationwide cars run on different tires than his K&N car.

“I learned in the Nationwide Series races you’ve really got to race hard on restarts becasue the tires don’t really fall off as much as our cars do. Being back at Iowa, is really fun for me. It’s a great track and has great racing fans,” Gifford said. Gifford became the first African-American in K&N series history to earn a pole when he accomplished the feat in the inaugural race at Martinsville in 2010. He scored his first K&N Pro Series win last season at Richmond. So, on Saturday night in the Casey’s General Stores 150 look for Gifford in the Rev Racing No. 2 Toyota with the K&N Pro Series drivers compete under the lights at Iowa Speedway. Sunday afternoon, Gifford is in the Biagi-DenBeste Racing No. 98 Fordaentry in the Get To Know Newton 250.

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Of Newton, Iowa, 2011, Title 2, Chapter 11, Article 8, “Other Traffic Offenses - Stops” by adding stop signs at various intersections. AYES: Six. NAYS: None. The third consideration of the above ordinance was approved. Moved by George, seconded by Price to approve the above Ordinance. AYES: Six, NAYS: None. Ordnance No. 2231 adopted. Moved by Trotter, seconded by Price, to approve the first consideration on an Ordinance amending The Code Of Ordinances, City Of Newton, Iowa, 2011, Title 2, Chapter 10, Article 2, Fire Department, Regarding The Addition Of Collection Fees To Delinquent Ambulance Service Fees. Fire Chief Wellik explained that MCA charges a 25% administration fee for the collection of debt. This resolution would allow for those fees to be added to the debt instead of reducing the amount recovered. It is only assessed to individuals that do not pay their ambulance bills. AYES: Six. NAYS: None. The first consideration of the above ordinance was approved. Moved by Mullan, seconded by Trotter to Introduce a Resolution awarding contract for the 2014 Traffic Signal Repair Project (1st Ave E & E 8th St Intersection). AYES: Six. NAYS: None. Resolution No. 2014 - 116 adopted. Moved by Otto, seconded by Price to Introduce a Resolution awarding contract for the 2014 City Wide Sidewalk ADA Ramp & Sidewalk Connection Improvements. AYES: Six. NAYS: None. Resolution No. 2014 - 117 adopted. Moved by Price, seconded by George to Introduce a Resolution for the Adjustment of Rates Charged for Ambulance Service. AYES: Six. NAYS: None. Resolution No. 2014 - 118 adopted. Moved by George, seconded by Mullan to Introduce a Resolution approving services agreement with Newton Daily News, Des Moines Register Media, ClearChannel Media, and Energy 106.7. Natalie Umsted, Management Analysis, indicated that this coverage would be regional and targeted to young families. The Newton Daily News ads allows for citizens to be ambassadors of our community. AYES: Six. NAYS: None. Resolution No. 2014 - 119 adopted. Moved by Trotter, seconded by Price to Introduce a Resolution awarding contract for the 2014 City-Wide Way-finding Signage Project. Moved by Otto, seconded by Chape' to amend the resolution by awarding the contract to Sign Pro- Newton, Iowa for the 2014 City-wide Way-finding Signage Project based on the local quote received in the amount of $51,500.00. AYES: Six. NAYS: None. Amendment passed. AYES: Six. NAYS: None. Resolution No. 2014 - 120 adopted. Moved by Price, seconded by George to Introduce a Resolution directing the advertisement for sale of $4,360,000 general obligation bonds, taxable series 2014a and $2,545,000 general obligation bonds, series 2014b, approving electronic bidding procedures, and authorizing distribution of a preliminary official statement. AYES: Six. NAYS: None. Resolution No. 2014 - 121 adopted. Moved by Otto, seconded by Price to Introduce a Resolution Adopting Newton Housing Initiative Incentive Programs for 2014. AYES: Six. NAYS: None. Resolution No. 2014 - 122 adopted. During new business, the Mayor thanked staff for their assistance in the announcement of the “Get to Know Newton 250”. It is a wonderful investment that NASCAR is making in our community and we are looking forward to the continued relationship with them. The Mayor also thanked Craig Armstrong, Development Specialist for the great job speaking on the Get to Know Newton announcement at KCWI 23. Lin Chape' announced that the Main Street Committee has selected a Director. She commended the Board for their motivation and excitement for the project. Erin Chambers, Planning and Zoning Director highlighted an opportunity to Get to Know Newton's history by attending a presentation by Dr. Tom Hoover about Notable Newtonians. During old business, Otto reminded Council that the Employee Relations Committee met and asked for their responses to the evaluation for the City Administrator. Moved by Trotter, seconded by Mullan, to adjourn the meeting at 6:45 P.M. Motion unanimously carried by voice vote. Michael L. Hansen, Mayor Katrina Davis, City Clerk May 16

$167,295.46 plus interest to 03/10/2014 in the amount of $1,585.42, and thereafter at the rate of 6.8% per annum, such amount equaling $9.93 per day, the costs of the action including report of title costs $250.00, pro rata MIP/PMI of $87.16, other fees of $11.25, 9.00, late charges of $59.73, and reasonable attorney fees and that said sums be declared a lien upon the following-described premises at 420 W 1st Ave., Newton, Jasper County, Iowa, to-wit: Lot Sixty-three of West Newton, an Addition to the City of Newton, Jasper County, Iowa.; that the mortgage on the abovedescribed real estate be foreclosed; that a special execution issue for the sale of as much of the mortgaged premises as is necessary to satisfy the judgment; and for other relief as the Court may deem just and equitable. The attorney for the Plaintiff is Brian G. Sayer, of the law firm of Klatt, Odekirk, Augustine, Sayer, Treinen & Rastede, P.C., whose address is 531 Commercial Street, Suite 250; P.O. Box 2675, Waterloo, IA 50704-2675, telephone (319) 232-3304, facsimile (319) 232-3639. NOTICE THE PLAINTIFF HAS ELECTED FORECLOSURE WITHOUT REDEMPTION. THIS MEANS THAT THE SALE OF THE MORTGAGED PROPERTY WILL OCCUR PROMPTLY AFTER ENTRY OF JUDGMENT UNLESS YOU FILE WITH THE COURT A WRITTEN DEMAND TO DELAY THE SALE. IF YOU FILE A WRITTEN DEMAND, THE SALE WILL BE DELAYED UNTIL SIX MONTHS FROM ENTRY OF JUDGMENT IF THE MORTGAGED PROPERTY IS YOUR RESIDENCE AND IS A ONEFAMILY OR TWO-FAMILY DWELLING OR UNTIL TWO MONTHS FROM ENTRY OF JUDGMENT IF THE MORTGAGED PROPERTY IS NOT YOUR RESIDENCE OR IS YOUR RESIDENCE BUT NOT A ONE-FAMILY OR TWO-FAMILY DWELLING. YOU WILL HAVE NO RIGHT OF REDEMPTION AFTER THE SALE. THE PURCHASER AT THE SALE WILL BE ENTITLED TO IMMEDIATE POSSESSION OF THE MORTGAGED PROPERTY. YOU MAY PURCHASE AT THE SALE. IF YOU DO NOT FILE A WRITTEN DEMAND TO DELAY THE SALE AND IF THE MORTGAGED PROPERTY IS YOUR RESIDENCE AND IS A ONEFAMILY OR TWO-FAMILY DWELLING, THEN A DEFICIENCY JUDGMENT WILL NOT BE ENTERED AGAINST YOU. IF YOU DO FILE A WRITTEN DEMAND TO DELAY THE SALE, THEN A DEFICIENCY JUDGMENT MAY BE ENTERED AGAINST YOU IF THE PROCEEDS FROM THE SALE OF THE MORTGAGED PROPERTY ARE INSUFFICIENT TO SATISFY THE AMOUNT OF THE MORTGAGED DEBT AND COSTS. IF THE MORTGAGED PROPERTY IS NOT YOUR RESIDENCE OR IS NOT A ONE-FAMILY OR TWO-FAMILY DWELLING, THEN A DEFICIENCY JUDGMENT MAY BE ENTERED AGAINST YOU WHETHER OR NOT YOU FILE A WRITTEN DEMAND TO DELAY THE SALE. You are further notified that unless you serve and, within a reasonable time thereafter, file a motion or answer on or before June 5, 2014, in the Iowa District Court for Jasper County, Iowa, at the Courthouse in Newton, Iowa, judgment by default will be rendered against you for the relief demanded in the Petition. If you need assistance to participate in court due to a disability, call the disability coordinator at 515-286-3394. Persons who are hearing or speech impaired may call Relay Iowa TTY (1-800-7352942). Disability coordinators cannot provide legal advice. Clerk of Court Jasper County Courthouse Newton, Iowa IMPORTANT: YOU ARE ADVISED TO SEEK LEGAL ADVICE AT ONCE TO PROTECT YOUR INTERESTS. May 2, 9, & 16

Supplies ...........................$26.87 Farner Bocken Co Concessions ...................$749.18 FBG Service Corporation Service ........................$2,641.00 FootJoy Merchandise .....................$73.59 Forbes Office Solutions Supplies ......................$1,052.04 Fox Engineering Service ...........................$330.00 G and L Clothing Clothing ..........................$219.08 G&K Services Service ...........................$321.05 Genuine Parts Co.-Des Moines Supplies .........................$387.45 Gilbert, Michael Reimb ...............................$65.50 Grainger Inc Supplies .........................$152.19 Hawkeye Exterminators Service ...........................$120.00 Hoebelheinrich, Jeff Reimb .............................$184.80 Hydro Klean Service ........................$2,667.27 Hy-Vee, Inc. Supplies .........................$404.64 Integral Delivery & Service Service ...........................$320.00 Iowa Department of Transportation Supplies ......................$1,946.00 Iowa Fire Chiefs Association Membership .....................$75.00 Iowa League of Cities Training ..........................$854.00 Iowa Library Association Training ..........................$250.00 Iowa OCLC Users Group Training ............................$60.00 Iowa Pump Works Service ...........................$462.00 Iowa Workforce Development Unemployment ..........$12,968.39 Jasper Community Foundation Service ...........................$500.00 Jasper Construction Service Supplies ...........................$54.79 Jasper County Recorder Service .............................$58.00 Johnson Aviation Service ........................$2,703.67 Keeprs Inc Equipment ...................$3,320.00 Lauterbach Buick-Pontiac Service ...........................$638.61 Library Ideas LLC Subscription ................$3,150.00 Lindstrom, Nicole Reimbursement ..............$107.25 Lundin Roofing Service ........................$1,150.00 Magnum Automotive Service ...........................$295.10 Mahaska Bottling Co. Concessions ...................$538.90 Mahl, Timothy & Amy Reimb .............................$570.00 Manatts - D.M. Supplies ......................$1,130.59 Martin Marietta Materials Supplies .........................$835.85 Maxim Advertising Supplies .........................$293.82 Maxx Sunglasses Merchandise ...................$255.77 McMaster-Carr Supplies ...........................$79.37 Mid Country Machinery Service .............................$30.25 Mid-IA Association of Local Gov Dues ...............................$446.20 Midwest Alarm Service ...........................$449.76 Midwest Automatic Fire Service ...........................$183.00 Midwest Safety Counselors Supplies .........................$397.33 Municipal Fleet Solutions Service ...........................$897.30 Murphy Tractor & Equipment Supplies ...........................$55.57 Newton Correctional Facility Service .............................$72.00 Nodaway Valley Tree Farm Trees ...........................$5,785.00 Ogle's Greenhouse Trees .........................$17,062.15 O'Keefe Elevator Co Inc Service ...........................$188.89 O'Reilly Auto Parts Supplies ...........................$52.47 Padilla, Sue Reimbursement ................$20.00 PING Merchandise ................$1,682.39 Plumb Supply Company Supplies .........................$114.30 Premier Office Equipment Service .............................$92.34 Quill Corporation Supplies .........................$639.41 Recorded Books Books .............................$183.13 Redline Construction, Supplies .........................$746.25 Reserve Account-Pitney Bo Postage .......................$2,000.00 Road Machinery & Supplies Supplies .........................$156.42 Roger McDonald Service ...........................$145.00 Sign Pro Service ...........................$385.00 Spahn & Rose Lumber Co. Supplies .........................$337.50 Springer Pest Solutions Service ...........................$156.00 Staples Credit Plan Supplies .........................$527.99 Streichers Supplies ...........................$23.99 Stryker Medical Supplies .........................$178.92 Tantor Media Supplies ...........................$17.27 Taylor Made Golf Merchandise ...................$100.69 Telrepco Equipment ......................$835.00 Tera Communications Service ...........................$319.68 Theisen's Supplies .........................$564.77 Titleist Merchandise ................$1,982.01 Tour edge Merchandise ...................$161.02 True Value Hardware Supplies .........................$675.35 Ultramax Ammunition Supplies .........................$845.00 Unique Management Service Service .............................$89.55 United States Cellular Service ...........................$666.26 Value Line Subscription ...................$289.00 Van Maanen Electric Inc. Service ...........................$137.20 Van Meter,Inc Supplies ......................$1,346.80 Variety Specialties Supplies .........................$771.78 Veri-tank Service .............................$85.00 Vernon Library Supplies Supplies ...........................$21.17 Wal-Mart Supplies ......................$1,809.35 Warnick & Reeves Mechanic Service ...........................$552.00 Water Department Utility ..............................$228.52 Watson Label Products Supplies .........................$343.06 Wellik, Jarrod Reimbursement ................$66.08 Weter Auto Repair Service .............................$15.00 Windstream Utility ..............................$137.90 WTG Midwest Inc. Supplies .........................$467.65 Yamaha Motor Corporation, Service ........................$1,105.68 ZEE Medical Inc. Supplies .........................$229.95 Ziegler, Inc Supplies .........................$598.56 Zimmer & Francescon Equipment ...................$4,900.00 Total:........................$177,353.50 Pre Authorized Payments: Black Hills Energy Utility...............................$614.71 Cole, Richard Reimb...........................$3,094.00 Dearinger, Zachary Reimb...........................$3,094.00 Doll Distributing Concessions....................$344.10 Duval, William Reimb...........................$3,094.00 Hupfer, Michael Service.......................$14,750.00 Mahl, Timothy Reimb...........................$2,281.00 Total:..........................$27,271.81 ACH Payments from Great Southern Bank Payroll 4-30-14 Payroll......................$342,799.33 State of Iowa Sales Tax.....................$4,200.00 Total:........................$346,999.33 May 6, 2014 Total Expenditures General.....................$378,530.33 Special.......................$77,374.14 Enterprise...................$95,720.17 Total:........................$551,624.64 May 16

Equipment ...................$4,900.00 Total:........................$177,353.50 Pre Authorized Payments: Black Hills Energy Utility...............................$614.71 Cole, Richard Reimb...........................$3,094.00 Dearinger, Zachary Reimb...........................$3,094.00 Doll Distributing Concessions....................$344.10 Duval, William Reimb...........................$3,094.00 Hupfer, Michael Service.......................$14,750.00 Mahl, Timothy Reimb...........................$2,281.00 Total:..........................$27,271.81 ACH Payments from Great Southern Bank Payroll 4-30-14 Payroll......................$342,799.33 State of Iowa Sales Tax.....................$4,200.00 Total:........................$346,999.33 May 6, 2014 Total Expenditures General.....................$378,530.33 Special.......................$77,374.14 Enterprise...................$95,720.17 Total:........................$551,624.64 May 16

Public Notices REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES MAY 05, 2014, 6:00 P.M. CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS The City Council of Newton, Iowa met in regular session at 6:00 P.M. on the above date in the Council Chambers at 101 West 4th Street South. Mayor Hansen presided. Present Council Members: Price, George, Chape', Otto, Trotter, Mullan. Absent: None Mayor Hansen asked everyone present to join in saying the Pledge of Allegiance. There was no Citizen Participation. Mayor Hansen issued a proclamation for EMS Week, Public Works Week, National Historic Preservation Month, and Building Safety Month. Moved by Chape', seconded by Otto, to approve consent agenda items 6-16. 6. April 21, 2014 Regular City Council Meeting Minutes 7. Approve New Special Class C Liquor License Beer and Wine Only, Outdoor Service, Sneds Raceway Café, 2331 1st Avenue East; Class B Beer Permit Thunder Nights May 9th Special Event, American Legion Post, 101 1st Street North; Class C Liquor License, Sunday Sales, Scoreboard, 122 North 2nd Avenue West 8. Designate May 19, 2014 as the Public Hearing Date For 20132014 Budget Amendments 9. Resolution approving reimbursement requests for prohibited sanitary sewer discharge removal work. Resolution No. 2014 - 106 adopted. 10. Resolution authorizing the purchase of a vacuum street sweeper for Public Works Operations . Resolution No. 2014 - 107 adopted. 11. Resolution ordering bids, approving plans, specifications and form of contract and notice to bidders, and ordering Clerk to publish notice and fixing a date for receiving same, and for a Public Hearing on plans, specifications, form of contract and estimate of costs for the 2014 Street Improvements Project . Resolution No. 2014 - 108 adopted. 12. Resolution authorizing the submission of an application for Iowa Airport Improvement Program funding and certifying eligibility requirements. Resolution No. 2014 - 109 adopted. 13. Resolution authorizing existing City positions in the Public Works Department. Resolution No. 2014 - 110 adopted. 14. Resolution Approving Entering a Lease Agreement with U.S. Bank National Association for the Use of a City Parking Lot . Resolution No. 2014 - 111 adopted. 15. Resolution approving the contract between City of Newton, Adam J. Dorf, and Progress Industries for Clean-Up Care in the Newton Downtown Self Supported Municipal Improvement District. Resolution No. 2014 - 112 adopted. 16. Approval of Bills AYES: Six. NAYS: None. Consent agenda items approved. Mayor Hansen, stated this was the time and the place for a public hearing on a resolution instituting proceedings to take additional action for the issuance of not to exceed $440,000 general obligation bonds. There had been no written comment. Moved by Trotter, seconded by Mullan, to close the public hearing. AYES: Six. NAYS: None. Public Hearing was closed. Moved by Trotter, seconded by Otto, to approve the above Resolution. AYES: Six. NAYS: None. Resolution No. 2014 - 113 adopted. Mayor Hansen, stated this was the time and the place for a public hearing on a resolution instituting proceedings to take additional action for the issuance of not to exceed $580,000 general obligation bonds. There had been no written comment. Moved by Chape', seconded by George, to close the public hearing. AYES: Six. NAYS: None. Public Hearing was closed. Moved by Trotter, seconded by George, to approve the above Resolution. AYES: Six. NAYS: None. Resolution No. 2014 - 114 adopted. Mayor Hansen, stated this was the time and the place for a public hearing on a resolution instituting proceedings to take additional action for the issuance of not to exceed $1,490,000 general obligation bonds. There had been no written comment. Moved by Otto, seconded by Trotter, to close the public hearing. AYES: Six. NAYS: None. Public Hearing was closed. Moved by Otto, seconded by Trotter, to approve the above Resolution. AYES: Six. NAYS: None. Resolution No. 2014 - 115 adopted. Moved by Chape', seconded by Otto, to approve the third consideration on an Ordinance amending the Code Of Ordinances, City Of Newton, Iowa, 2011, Title 2, Chapter 11, Article 9, “Other Traffic Offenses-Special Yields” by removing yield signs at various intersections. Trotter stated he received a call from a citizen concerned there would be too many stop signs. AYES: Six. NAYS: None. The third consideration of the above ordinance was approved. Moved by Mullan, seconded by Price to approve the above Ordinance. AYES: Six, NAYS: None. Ordnance No. 2230 adopted. Moved by Chape', seconded by Price, to approve the third consideration on an Ordinance amending the Code Of Ordinances, City Of Newton, Iowa, 2011, Title 2, Chapter 11, Article 8, “Other Traffic Offenses - Stops” by adding stop signs at various intersections. AYES: Six. NAYS: None. The third consideration of the above ordinance was approved. Moved by George, seconded by Price to approve the above Ordinance. AYES: Six, NAYS: None. Ordnance No. 2231 adopted. Moved by Trotter, seconded by Price, to approve the first consideration on an Ordinance amending The Code Of Ordinances, City Of Newton, Iowa, 2011, Title 2, Chapter 10, Article 2, Fire Department, Regarding The Addition Of Collection Fees To Delinquent Ambulance Service Fees. Fire Chief Wellik explained that MCA charges a 25% administration fee for the collection of debt. This resolution would allow for those fees to be added to the debt instead of reducing the amount recovered. It is only assessed to individuals that do not pay their ambulance bills. AYES: Six. NAYS: None. The first con-

IN THE IOWA DISTRICT COURT IN AND FOR JASPER COUNTY WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A., AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF BANC OF AMERICA ALTERNATIVE LOAN TRUST 2006-8, MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-8, Plaintiff, vs. HEATHER M. DARLAND, SPOUSE OF HEATHER M. DARLAND, ESTATE OF JASON WYNTON DARLAND, SKIFF MEDICAL CENTER, JACKSON DARLAND, AUTUMN DARLAND, IOWA DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, PARTIES IN POSSESSION, AND All Unknown claimants, and all Persons Unknown Claiming any Right, Title or Interest in and to the following described real estate situated in Jasper County, Iowa, to wit: Lot Sixty-three of West Newton, an Addition to the City of Newton, Jasper County, Iowa, AND ALL KNOWN AND UNKNOWN CLAIMANTS AND ALL PERSONS KNOWN OR UNKNOWN CLAIMING ANY RIGHT, TITLE OR INTEREST AND ALL OF THEIR HEIRS, SPOUSES, ASSIGNS, GRANTEES, LEGATEES, DEVISEES AND ALL OF THE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANTS, Defendants. CASE NO. EQCV118861 ORIGINAL NOTICE TO THE ABOVE-NAMED DEFENDANTS: You are hereby notified that there is now on file in the Office of the Clerk of the above Court, a Petition, in the above-entitled action which prays for judgment in rem and in the principal amount of $167,295.46 plus interest to 03/10/2014 in the amount of $1,585.42, and thereafter at the rate of 6.8% per annum, such amount equaling $9.93 per day, the costs of the action including report of title costs $250.00, pro rata MIP/PMI of $87.16, other fees of $11.25, 9.00, late charges of $59.73, and reasonable attorney fees and that said sums be declared a lien upon the following-described premises at 420 W 1st Ave., Newton, Jasper County, Iowa, to-wit: Lot Sixty-three of West Newton, an Addition to the City of Newton, Jasper County, Iowa.; that the mortgage on the abovedescribed real estate be foreclosed; that a special execution issue for the sale of as much of the mortgaged premises as is necessary to satisfy the judgment; and for other relief as the Court may deem just and equitable. The attorney for the Plaintiff is Brian G. Sayer, of the law firm of Klatt, Odekirk, Augustine, Sayer, Treinen & Rastede, P.C.,

City of Newton Disbursements May 6, 2014 Amount Vendor All Star Pro Golf Golf .................................$382.44 Alliant Energy Utiilty ...........................$4,965.57 Animal Rescue League Service ........................$2,491.41 ArcMate Manufacturing Corp Supplies ...........................$81.03 Armstrong, Craig Reimb ...............................$21.45 Arrow Pest Control LLC Service .............................$10.00 Audio Editions Books ...............................$79.88 Austin Precision Products Equipment ...................$1,403.95 Baker & Taylor Books ..........................$1,925.43 Baker & Taylor Video Videos ............................$144.21 Barney's Wrecker & Crane Service .............................$30.00 Beacon Athletics Supplies .........................$366.08 Bearing Headquarters Co. Supplies .........................$119.57 Bituminmous Materials & Supply Supplies .........................$877.50 Black Hills Energy Utiilty ...........................$3,530.73 BlueTarp Financial, Inc Equipment ......................$741.94 Bolton & Menk, Inc. Capital Project .............$2,750.50 Brown Traffic Products Service ........................$2,500.00 Caldwell & Brierly, PLLC Demolitions ....................$292.50 Cappy's Tire & Auto Service Service ...........................$318.55 Carl's Window Service Service .............................$90.00 Carrot-top Industries Supplies .........................$222.03 Chicago Tribune Subscription ...................$401.96 Country Catering Service ...........................$808.50 Cox, Janet Reimb .............................$305.14 D & K Products Supplies ......................$3,289.21 Daily Dispatch Advertising .....................$225.00 Dell Marketing L.P. Equipment ...................$6,841.93 Demco Supplies ...........................$80.45 Des Moines Register Subscription ...................$396.04 DMACC Training ..........................$969.60 Dodd Trash Hauling & Recycling Service ......................$46,309.27 Fareway Supplies ...........................$26.87 Farner Bocken Co Concessions ...................$749.18 FBG Service Corporation Service ........................$2,641.00 FootJoy Merchandise .....................$73.59 Forbes Office Solutions Supplies ......................$1,052.04 Fox Engineering Service ...........................$330.00 G and L Clothing Clothing ..........................$219.08 G&K Services Service ...........................$321.05 Genuine Parts Co.-Des Moines Supplies .........................$387.45 Gilbert, Michael Reimb ...............................$65.50 Grainger Inc Supplies .........................$152.19 Hawkeye Exterminators Service ...........................$120.00 Hoebelheinrich, Jeff Reimb .............................$184.80 Hydro Klean Service ........................$2,667.27 Hy-Vee, Inc. Supplies .........................$404.64 Integral Delivery & Service Service ...........................$320.00 Iowa Department of

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Public Notice The annual report of the H.S. Ostlin Educational Foundation is available for inspection during normal business hours at the address listed below, by any citizen who so requests, within 180 days after publication of this notice of availability: The H.S. Ostlin Educational Foundation 112 W. 2nd St. S. Newton, IA 50208 The contact person is Kent A. Reiff at (641) 791-1354. May 16

THE COLFAX - MINGO Community School District is in need of concrete repair and replacement at the Jr/Sr High School site this summer. Persons interested in viewing the site and submitting a quote may contact Superintendent Marty Lucas (Ph: 515674-3646), or visit him at his office at the Jr/Sr High School located at 204 North League Road in Colfax, IA. Depending on the scope of the project, an official bid may be let for this project. PERSONAL

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Office Assistant Office Assistant needed for work in Newton, with no weekends. Hours are 9 til 3 to begin with, then could lead to full time. Need to have good typing skills, a keen problem solving capability, good with the public and a fast and accurate learner. Please send resume to: P.O. Box 1291 Newton, IA 50208

Maintenance Supervisor Renewable Energy Group®, a market leader in the production and sales of biodiesel, is looking for an individual to join our team in Newton. Must be familiar with pumps, pressures systems and boilers, must have supervised maintenance employees. Maintenance troubleshooting experience required including: electrical, mechanical, pneumatic, and spare parts inventory. Preventive maintenance program experience is a plus. Applications may be submitted at our website: or by writing Renewable Energy Group®, Inc Attn: Human Resources 416 S. Bell Ave Ames, IA 50010 EEO/AA Employer Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required

5th Grade Elementary Teacher: The Lynnville-Sully Community School District seeks a 5th grade elementary teacher for the 2014-2015 school year. Candidates must be able or willing to obtain certification to teach 5th grade. Application deadline: May 28, 2014. Send a letter of interest, resume, and completed application to Shane Ehresman, Superintendent, Lynnville-Sully Community School District, PO Box 210, Sully, Iowa 50251. Application may be found on the school district web site: Electronic materials may be directed to:

FSRP Service Area Supervisor First Resources Corporations is searching for a full time FSRP Service Area Supervisor to provide services to Children and families in the Newton area. A Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or Related field from an accredited college, or a Bachelor’s degree with minimum of 2 years of full time experience in Social Work. Please send resume to Valarie Sample, 102 South Main Street Sigourney, IA 52591 or email

BHIS Provider First Resources Corporation is searching for a full time staff to cover Newton and surrounding area. Individual will provide Behavioral Health Intervention Services to children and their families. Applicant needs to have a Bachelor degree in social work or related field or a Bachelor degree with minimum of 2 years of full-time experience in social work or related field or an Associate degree in related field. Please send resume to Valarie Sample, 102 South Main Street, Sigourney, IA 52591 or email

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ESTATE/HOUSEHOLD SALE Saturday, May 17th 9am-5pm, One day only! Lift recliner, sofa, chairs, end tables, bed, chests, bookcases, carts cabinetsincluding older metal ones, 1950's Maytag stove & GE refrigerator, 2 sewing machines, 2 freezers, canning jars and equipment, small appliances, pans, lots of glassware and dishes, whiskey decanters, Avon bottles, Highland potato chip tins, walker, canes, blood pressure meter, old doorknobs, lawn chairs, fishing and camping gear plus too much more to list. All very clean! At 2pm most items will be reduced to ½ price, Cash Only! No Early Sales! 232 E. 12th St. N., Newton

ANNUAL TREVOR ESTATES GARAGE SALE Thurs., May 15: 3pm - 6pm Fri., May 16: 8am - 4pm Sat., May 17: 8am - Noon Put this sale on your list of things to do! 6 garages with antiques, collectibles, new upright Electrolux vacuum, Campbell kid doll, 1940's – 50's comic books, 1940's primitive whirlygig, old linens, vintage trunk, old school desk, night stand, old child's rocker, antique wicker rocker, vintage trays, garden chairs, pictures, printers tray, jewelry, stationary bike, audio books, nice purses, galvanized pig feeder, milk glass, many things for the collector and decor for your home and garden. Please No Early Sales! 1300 - 1517 S. 13th Ave E.


GARAGE SALE Fri., May 16th: 9-6 Sat., May 17th: 9-4 Brass lamps, milk glass, glassware, kitchenware, bakeware, old pitcher and glass set, Japanese Satsuma tea set, 1950's red clay black cats, mini Limoges plates, old baby pictures, jewelry, Christian fiction books, VCR and DVD movies, puzzles, ladies' Durango cowboy bootssize 9, some collectibles, lots of misc. 501 N. 9th Ave. E.

LARGE MULTI Family Garage Sale Saturday, May 17: 8-3 Too much misc. to list. One day only, Don't miss it! 514 E. 10th St. S.


RAIN OR SHINE IN HOUSE LARGE MOVING SALE! Fri., May 16th: 8am-1pm Sat., May 17th: 8am-1pm Glass ware, pottery and dishes; furniture; lamps; books; old tools; vintage table; and chairs; ping pong table; power tools; garden tools; chess sets and other games; collectible tennis racquet's; shelving; storage cabinets; records; pictures; and various miscellaneous items. Fourteen years plus of accumulation. You will love this sale!

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GARAGE SALE Sat., May 17th: 8am-2pm Eden Pure heater, Dell printer, older end tables, indoor ceramic electric grill, 2 bread makers, deep fat fryer, queen size bedspread & curtains & much more. 805 E. 12th St. Pl. N.

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The Newton Daily News recommends that you investigate every phase of investment opportunities. We suggest you consult your own attorney or ask for a free pamphlet and advice from the Attorney General's Consumer Protection Division. Hoover Building, Des Moines, IA 50319. 515-281-5926.



Careage of Newton Assessment Coordinator Nursing License Required Experience Preferred Would be responsible for MDS 3.0 Assessments, Care Planning, and other related duties. Please send resume to: Attn: Eric Olson, Administrator Careage of Newton 2130 W. 18th Street S. Newton, IA 50208 (641)-791-1127 (641)-791-7147


DENTAL OFFICE looking for Full Time Dental Assistant. Must be willing to work with children and assist in a wide range of procedures. Looking for someone who is positive, energetic, and willing to work as a team player. Must be a certified RDA and have experience. Please send cover letter, resume, and references to: Mace Family Dentistry 108 N. 2nd Ave E. Newton, IA 50208 HELP WITH afternoon milking and general farm work. M-F 10am-7pm. Work every other weekend. Contact DA-MIN Dairy in Sully. 641-594-4425. WANTED

OLD FARM Toy Tractors, trucks, implements, and Advertising items. 641526-3050. WILL HAUL away running or non-running riding mowers, push mowers, snow blowers and garden tillers. Call 792-2416 MISCELLANEOUS

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Service Directory!!

BAXTER HEALTHCARE Center is now looking to fill a part-time Maintenance position

COMPANY DRIVERS WANTED Oberg Freight Company GOOD STEADY FREIGHT EXCELLENT HOME TIME CONSISTANT REGIONAL MILES NO TOUCH VAN FREIGHT ASK US ABOUT OUR SIGN ON BONUS Contact: Oberg Freight Company Fort Dodge, IA 515-955-3592ext 2 FREE ROOM & board in return you help me out by driving & light work once in a while. For more details call 641-218-4991 REAL ESTATE

For More Information, call (641)792-3121 x 301.


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HOUSE FOR rent: 2 bedroom basement, garage $525/mo + deposit, nonsmokers, no pets, references required. 530 W. 10th St. N. 641-792-7605

WOODEN ENTERTAINMENT CENTER, coffee table and two end tables. 515-339-2689.

3 Bedroom Townhomes With Attached Garage, Dishwasher, Microwave, Patio, Washer/Dryer, 1 1/2 Baths, And Central Air Conditioning, No Pets Allowed Income Guidelines Apply-E.H.O CIRHA Vouchers Accepted.

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2 BEDROOM, ground floor apartment. Stove, refrigerator. Easy access with garage option. $395/month. References required. 792-4388


1 & 2 bdrm units in Newton & Monroe! Priced $450-$600 $200 Security Deposits Pet Friendly (some restrictions) W/D Hookups Central Air Dishwasher Private covered Patio or Balcony with storage Laundry Facility onsite

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FREE: OLD Computers, all work, network, USB, thumb drive capable, Win 98. 641-791-1098.

FOR RENT: House in country. East of Monroe, on paved road, large yard to mow, no pets, no smoking. 641-891-8536

T-CUP YORKE (s) ready! Male/female, good with kids and other pets, 12 wks old, $500, Potty trained, AKC reg., shots and vaccinated. Reg., paper., 319-855-0592. 1 & 2 & 3 BDRM apartments: heat, water, stove, refrigerator, drapes all included. Off-street parking. 641-792-4000. 2 BEDROOM home in Newton, nice location, nice yard, appliances provided. $600. References and deposit required. 515-285-1129. FOR RENT: COMMERCIAL OFFICE SPACE IN NEWTON. FIRST AVENUE LOCATION. 641-521-7972 REAL ESTATE 602 E 15th St S $99,900 3 bedroom ranch with partially finished lower level. Hardwood floors. Open back yard. 109 S. 8th Ave E. $157,500 Tucked in the woods sits this beautiful home with walkout basement, 4 car garages, Open natural wood staircase. A must see

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14 FT ALUMINUM Fishing boat and trailer, Johnson 6 HP gas motor, bow mount foot controlled trolling motor, hand controlled trolling motor, depth and fish finder, swivel seats, hand crank bow mount anchor. $1,800. 641-792-0378. Leave message. BOAT 16' aluminum with trailer and fish finder, all good working condition, $1675. Closed bow, windshield 4 seats, all good vinyl, 45 hp Mariner outboard runs great. Lockable storage area that can seat two. Upgrading to a larger boat. 641-840-2727.

BRAND NEW Drip coffee maker. $15. 787-0208. DALE EARNHARDT Jr. 1:64 Collectible Cars $15 each. Hot Wheels Cars (Late 70's – Early 80's) $75. 515-313-7803. LAMPS, STAINED glass & hand painted shades' some antique, antique rocker $75, antique sofa table $40, Elvis memorabilia, tea pot collection. 641831-1046. LARGE MEN'S Clothing: Overalls 48-50 short, jeans, trousers 50 short, summer shorts xx, T shirts x -xx, briefs x -xxx, shirts, sweaters xl, shoes & slippers 8 - 9, and suspenders. Bargains! 7926879. NEW SEAT Covers, for bucket seats, grey in color. $25. 787-0208. SET OF Ladies Power Built Golf Clubs and Bag. 1,3, and 5 Woods; 3-PW Irons $25. Good condition. 641-792-4878.



MIDTOWN APARTMENTS Conveniently located on the Square in Newton Iowa. We have furnished and unfurnished apartments with all utilities paid. 1st and 13th months free with signed lease. On-site management and security, 24 hr. laundry, and convenient parking. Call for more info

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SNOW WAY V Plow- one ton truck mounting, new cutting blade. $3,000. 641792-4332 STEEL PIPE, cable, rod, angle & channel iron. Trailer house frame 78”w x 34 feet long. Concrete planters, stock Harley Davidson parts, antiques, Alum and camper door 32” x 75”. 641-793-2955. SUPERTORO BLOWER / VAC , electric, works good. $ 55. 787-0208

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FOR SALE: 2BR, 2bath older mobile home. Good condition, will sell reasonably. Located in Deer Run Estates, Colfax. 563-3570487 or 515-210-2835


FOR SALE: Late model 2BR, 2bath mobile home. 16x80, good condition. Deer Run Estates, Colfax. 563-357-0487 or 515-2102835 HOME FOR SALE 4 bedrooms and 2 baths, 2200 sq. ft. Quiet neighborhood, lots of upgrades and reasonably priced. 1205 E. 15th St. S. 791-0398 INCOME PROPERTIES. Tri-plex and Single family home in Baxter. Gross rents, $1575 per month. Call for details. $105,000. 260-246-0982. PRICE REDUCED. For Sale by Owner. Beautiful ranch style home, corner lot, 916 East 17th Street North. 3 BR, 1.5 baths, basement, oversize 2 car garage, paved area for RV. $135,900 OBO. Call 641792-9342 for appointment. AUTOMOTIVE

1968 BLUE Ford Mustang Convertible. 60,000 miles, 289 Automatic. 641-7924481 or 641-521-7813

1976 Cutlass Supreme 350 OLDS Auto. Fresh rebuild on motortrans. 65,000 miles on car, Charcoal grey with red interior. Call 515-729-3073 or 641-521-1588. $3,800.00

1997 FORD Conversion Van. Heavy ½ ton, great for towing. New front end and front tires. Runs great. $2400. 515-778-2792 1999 ARCTIC Cat 4wheeler ATV, like new, runs great! $1950. 641831-3821. No calls after 8 pm. 1999 BUICK LeSabre. 130,000 miles. Well maintained. One owner, smoker. $2000 OBO. Call 515254-1923 after 5:00.

DAEWOO-DD802L DOZER $20,000. 641-792-4332

2002 GRAY, extended cab Chevy Silverado. Fully loaded with towing package, leather, heated seats, automatic seats, mirrors, etc. 207k miles and some very minor dents/scratches. Engine runs perfect. Recently fully detailed and new battery. $7,000 OBO. Contact Cody if interested at 515-681-1373


2008 SUNSET Creek by Sunny Brook, 27' travel trailer, 12' slide out, walk in shower, regular size bed, sofa, and table make into a bed. 2 platform rockers and TV included, electric front jack, good condition, $12,000. Call 641-7924935

TWO Taurus SHO's. 1993 Ford Taurus SHO: 81200+ one owner miles. Manual 5 speed overdrive transmission. All options except sunroof. Ultra red crimson color. Very clean, good to excellent condition. Included owners manual, Ford repair manual, Chiltion repair manual, purchase papers, repair records, original floor mats, and 1993 magazine articles. Vehicle is ready to drive anywhere. 1995 SHO: Parts car with lots of good parts. Bad engine and automatic transmission. Good Body, glass, wheels, and more. Asking $3995 for both cars. 641791-2220.

Astrograph Friday, May 16, 2014

If the forward-reaching Sagittarius moon is still not enough to create the momentum you need, at least it will inspire you to investigate, gather more information and lay the groundwork for later. Mars is still retrograde, but after the weekend, this changes and it’s “game on.” Start packing your bags for the adventure. TODAY’S BIRTHDAY (May 16). You will be better tuned in to your body in the next four weeks, and as a result, you’ll enjoy a boost to your health. A research project or mission ties you to distant prospects in June. You’ll be signing papers atop a highrise in August. So much attention and affection will come your way in September that it may actually be hard to bear. Pisces people adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 2, 18, 44, 37 and 11. TAURUS (April 20-May 20). Media can be misleading. You’re too savvy to let some Hollywood representation of events hype your expectations or

play into your fears about what will happen. GEMINI (May 21-June 21). Too often you carry more than necessary. Carry only what you’ll need today. Better yet, carry only what you’ll need this hour. By refusing to lug around future worries, you’ll stay light and effective. CANCER (June 22-July 22). A good outcome depends on not only knowing what you’re trying to do before you do it, but also knowing why. If your “why” is solid, everything else will fall into place. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). There’s someone you still need to forgive if you are to live and love freely. You don’t have to make a formal thing out of it. An internal acknowledgment may be enough to get unstuck. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). Don’t let insecurity get the better of you and make you believe that it will take some grand gesture to impress. The small things you do to

show you care are the ones that will make the deepest impression. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). Make a list of five things you could do to move forward, and execute it. Even if they are the wrong five things, you still will progress and learn enough to choose a more effective list tomorrow. SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). While it’s true that most people are attracted to looks, money and power, the thing that makes you most attractive is what you contribute other than your looks, money and power. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). Wary of new people, you’ll meet someone who causes you to drop your guard. You’ll be sold on the small things you have in common — a song you both like, a story that connects or a similar circumstance. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22Jan. 19). The thing that will make you better in business will also make

you better as a person. That said, it will be work — and not the kind you enjoy, either. Worthwhile work, but work. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20Feb. 18). You admire those gifted conversationalists who can actually keep up with you, though they may be few and far between now. There will be a benefit to trying to include and engage those outside your circle. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). You’ll do more with less. The frugal choice will be the wise one, but you’ll have to be decisive and act quickly. One positive change will continue to make sense for years to come. ARIES (March 21-April 19). When only half of the marching band is playing the right notes, it still sounds more or less like music. There’s a lot wrong with the large organization in today’s dealings, but the overall effect should still work. COPYRIGHT 2014 CREATORS.COM


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